Skip to comments.US troops on Syria border as Obama arms rebels
Posted on 06/14/2013 4:31:30 PM PDT by mykroar
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And by not voting for Romney, indirectly did.
Well at least that is a reason. I don’t agree with using it to implement this new policy, but it is a reason.
I can’t really find myself wanting to back any of these players. I’m not as big a critic of Qatar or Saudi Arabia as others are, so I wouldn’t mind them getting their pipeline, but this isn’t the way to go about it.
Am I mistaken, but I thought I heard that these “Syrian” rebels have pledged their allegiance to Al Quida???
And this adminstration is going to arm them???
I was told it is rude to call someone a dumbsh!t (i.e.: Obama), but this I believe trumps that faux paux...
I agree. There is no good reason for the US to be arming either side or even taking either side in this.
They can bitch about it. But if we get in to deep, funding will be a problem.
And I seriously doubt Obama gives a crap how many Troops get killed so long
as there's one left to hold the Umbrella so his nappy doesn't get wet.
I understood that. I appreciate the comments. Isn’t this one obvious? We’re with Al Qaeda on this? Seriously? Does it get more stupid than this?
I’m sure we’re equally as repulsed at this one.
I totally agree. Even Assad has more legitimacy - and not much with me - than AQ!
There was a “former” Taliban commander that was written up a year or two ago. He was using USA SAT phones to call in NATO strikes to support the “freedom” fighters in Libya. While this commander was later killed in action IIRC, many others have taken his place to continue the fight elsewhere - Syria today, ??? tomorrow.
Someone mentioned a while back that Assad’s Syria was one of the few places in the Middle East that treated Christians decently. I hadn’t been aware of that until then. That’s interesting isn’t it.
Yes it is.
That’s my fear.
With Russia arming Bashar al-Assad, Obama’s decision to arm the rebels means he’s re-enacting the Vietnam War in the Middle East.
Yet the modern Democratic party was born out of fierce opposition to the Vietnam War during the 1960s. Obama’s good friend Bill Ayres was a 60’s anti-war radical, as were John Kerry and the Clintons.
So now the same generation of Democrats who once, when they were of draft age, so strongly opposed President Johnson for getting us into Vietnam, now, as adults who control power, strongly support Barack Obama who’s getting us into Vietnam War II in Syria.
He will have thousands more Christian scalps for his trophy room.
Those in the military enabling this sonofabitch who hates the military personnel to set them up for slaughter in the ME is the most dangerous enemy of the Republic ever to walk the carpets in DC. I can see this bastard boy smiling when the death toll reaches a set number of those who will never come home to vote against his regime. Barry Soetoro is an evil sonofabitch and should be removed, today! ... Can a U.S. Marshal arrest a poseur pretending to be eligible to dish out orders to the Military?
They are too busy to be bothered by this stuff...
Bill Clinton simply CANNOT keep his mouth shut. He called O a wuss and within 36 hours we’re arming the damned ENEMY.
and as this news came out he put out a no name guy to tell the world while he meets with cross dressers and homosexuals in our house which is closed to us and paid by us
300 Marines. How many died in Lebanon under Reagan?
Yep, and few are following events in Jordan.
I agree. With the Ruskies Assad wins. So what?? He and his old man have been there for forty years. He wants no part of a tiff with the Israelis and the Ruskies would never support that. As for Hezbollah, if they want a go at the IDF that’s their funeral, and the Iranians will discover that Assad has little use for a bunch of 12th century mullahs, He and his family like the good life. There is ABSOLUTELY NO REASION to get involved here. Half the time I think it’s McCain’s doing because he feels as many Americans as possible should suffer like he did.
I hope Assad crushes the “rebels” just to make Hussein look like the fool he is....
So, U.S. troops on one side of Syria (and Israel), USSR troops possibly going to the Golan, lots of other crazies. Oh sorry, USSR broke up, the new USSR that Putin runs.
Pat, I’d like to solve ...
A R M A G _ D D O _
Congress needs to step in and require authorization.
Our troops are being used in a civil war horribly.
Operation Eager Lion,,,a multi national military exercise in Jordan,,,,is this what we are seeing or are we seeing the escalation of US involvement in Syria...
WE NEED TO FIND OUT!
Our troops are being sent into a meat grinder to divert attention from the criminal bastard int he White House and his criminal regime. Three brigades are in the most peril since the Gulf War II events which Jerry Rivers tried to help the enemy to give him stature as a supposed war correspondent.
PEOPLE,,,,,IT’S POSSIBLE JUST A WAR GAMES EXERCISE THAT HAS BEEN PLANNED,,STOP
TAKE A BREATH
LET’S FIND OUT THE FACTS
They are too busy to be bothered by this stuff...
Stop the War coalition? Haven’t seen them since Bush!
Wsr games? There are no. Games going on. O talked about red lines
As Janeane Garofalo would put it, “It just isn’t hip to protest Obama’s wars.”
Which just happened to be preceded by sending additional US aircraft to provide greater air cover for Jordon. Since when do you need greater air cover for war games ?
Riiight. Your president wouldn’t wag the flea bitten dog! Your president wouldn’t get all drugged up and piss away forty Americans in Benghazi. Riiight, just a war game, with insane moose slime factions on all sides and Russia egging them on to use Russian assets to embarrass America of little barry bastard boy. Just an exercise, riiiigth.
That's what I was thinking. With all of the NSA files, they may not say a peep. Then what?
From ZeroHedge (Tyler Durden
“Well, isn’t that convenient? At the moment when the Obama administration is feeling more heat then ever before, it starts another war. Suddenly everyone in the mainstream media is talking all about Syria and not about the IRS scandal, Benghazi, NSA snooping or any of the other political scandals that have popped up in recent weeks. As if on cue, Obama made headlines all over the globe on Thursday by claiming that the Syrian government has used chemical weapons against the rebels “multiple times”, and that the U.S. was now ready to do more to assist the rebels. As far as the Obama administration is concerned, there is no such thing as a coincidence. The timing of this announcement regarding Syria was not an accident.”
It’s all OK. At least really important stuff like Kim Kardashian having her baby hasn’t happened yet. I’m sure all of the low-information voters know we’re on the right side in this fight. CAUTION: I realize there is no “right” side. We should just keep our nose out of this.
Aww, c’mon! Not without pay. OTOH, the money isn’t going in the US treasury, is it? I wonder whose off-shore bank accounts are being lined.
It sure isn’t going to end up in Israel’s.
Guaranteed the arms will via all of Obama’s proxies, MB, Alquaeda etc etc.
Once they cook Israel, then its Europe and then America.
Now there's a set of Snowden leaks that would be worth a million times their weight in gold!
yeah ... but timing is everything ... zero ought to not try to piss-off putin ...
IT NOT UNLEGAL IFFEN I DO'S IT
This is the third annual Eager Lion. Before that is was Infinite Moonlight.
That brings up a good point, how does the NSA’s snooping program filter out the banned from snooping individuals ? At what point in the process is it ignored or deleted ? My guess is they collect everything, but only allow normal access to the non-banned active files. And even that would be difficult to filter out completely. They are not allowed to spy on mosques, but they can spy on people calling the mosque ? They must have it all. Every stinking data communication.
He wants Putin to call his bluff. That will force Russia to land S-300 systems. BTW - The Syrians have all been trained on the system. It will be operational by Syrians within 1-2 hours of landing via aircraft. This of course will force the Israelis to strike the newly arrived mobile S-300 systems. Now my guess is Emperor Zero does not have the capability to plan much further ahead then that. What comes next will probably only be known to the surviving historians.
Obama thinks he’s winning the “new” Muslim caliphate by beating the vestiges of the old British Empire won from the fall of Ottoman Empire.
Obama, who has run covert gun running from Libya to Syria, to using the pretext of chemical weapons to bring it all out in the open. Also he’s trying to provide cover for Obama/Hillary Benghazi-gate.