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Syria: New Terrorist Training Ground... Up to 6,000 jihadists now fighting with al Qaeda groups
Free Beacon ^ | 7/2/13 | Bill Gertz

Posted on 07/02/2013 10:30:57 AM PDT by Nachum

Thousands of foreign terrorists traveled to Syria over the past several months to wage jihad, or holy war, in what U.S. officials say is fast becoming a new international terror training ground.

Most of the foreign terrorists are fighting for the al Qaeda-linked group the al-Nusra Front and are coming from around the world, mainly from Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Libya, and Tunisia, by crossing the Syrian border with Turkey. The al-Nusra Front is the most well organized and ideologically motivated armed opposition group after the secular Free Syrian Army.

“The Syrian opposition is benefiting from a steady flow of foreign fighters who seem to be joining a variety of Islamist-oriented brigades or, on a smaller scale, starting up nationality-based units,” said one U.S. official familiar with internal reports on the region.

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TOPICS: Israel; News/Current Events; Russia; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: alqaeda; alqaedasyria; bhomiddleeast; iraq; israel; jihadists; libya; randsconcerntrolls; russia; saudiarabia; syria; terrorists; training; trainingcamp; tunisia; turkey; waronterror
Hey, this worked so well in Afghanistan. What could go wrong?
1 posted on 07/02/2013 10:30:57 AM PDT by Nachum
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2 posted on 07/02/2013 10:31:21 AM PDT by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

All the more reason to let this thing drag out until no-one is left.


3 posted on 07/02/2013 10:34:32 AM PDT by McGruff (I need a new party.)
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To: Nachum
Thousands of foreign terrorists traveled to Syria over the past several months to wage jihad, or holy war, in what U.S. officials say is fast becoming a new international terror training ground.

It sounds like a target rich environment to me.

4 posted on 07/02/2013 10:38:53 AM PDT by Mark17 (My heart is in the Philippines, and soon I will be too.)
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To: Nachum
These are Obama’s allies. I wonder if any of them have or will receive training from US bases in Jordan or Turkey?
5 posted on 07/02/2013 10:41:20 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: Nachum

Wonderful, now everyone, revoke their passports and leave them there.


6 posted on 07/02/2013 11:03:00 AM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: Nachum

American tax dollars at work . . . Yes, we CAN!!


7 posted on 07/02/2013 11:09:18 AM PDT by Dalberg-Acton
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To: McGruff; Nachum

When your enemies are killing each other, get out of the way.


8 posted on 07/02/2013 11:10:13 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Guns kill people, pencils misspell words, cars drive drunk & spoons make you fat.)
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To: Mark17

Just make sure we don’t hit any American troops Obama has training them.


9 posted on 07/02/2013 11:14:05 AM PDT by pallis
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To: carriage_hill

I hope the Syrians have some chemical weapons left.


10 posted on 07/02/2013 11:18:04 AM PDT by woodbutcher1963
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To: woodbutcher1963

I’d be surprised if all of them weren’t already looted and in the terrorists’ hands, ready to use on us.


11 posted on 07/02/2013 11:24:07 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Guns kill people, pencils misspell words, cars drive drunk & spoons make you fat.)
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To: pallis
Just make sure we don’t hit any American troops Obama has training them.

Yes, you are right. After all, these ARE Odumdo's friends. What a first class maroon.

12 posted on 07/02/2013 11:28:43 AM PDT by Mark17 (My heart is in the Philippines, and soon I will be too.)
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To: Nachum

These, and those like them, are who obama wishes to bring over here to practice their craft.


13 posted on 07/02/2013 11:31:25 AM PDT by sport
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To: Nachum

The entire Middle East and South East Asia is a terrorist ground to include international mosques...Islam is the foundation of terrorists!


14 posted on 07/02/2013 11:40:58 AM PDT by BCW (http://babylonscovertwar.com/index.html - A real life experience book about the war in Iraq)
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Of course it's becoming a training ground, we're arming and training them

15 posted on 07/03/2013 9:29:52 AM PDT by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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To: Nachum

starting up nationality-based units,” said one U.S. official familiar with internal reports on the region.

Can you say, “Welcome to the Spanish Civil War...”
I knew you could.


16 posted on 07/03/2013 9:34:56 AM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Nachum

Our Jug Eared idiot pothead President is signing their paychecks. Al Qaeda are now Federal workers


17 posted on 07/03/2013 12:31:36 PM PDT by dennisw (too much of a good thing is a bad thing - Joe Pine)
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To: dennisw

Alfred_E__Obama_

A pothead president might do anything...... Like arm Al Qaeda

18 posted on 07/03/2013 12:35:25 PM PDT by dennisw (too much of a good thing is a bad thing - Joe Pine)
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To: Nachum

And Juan McManiac wants Americans to die helping them!!!


19 posted on 07/03/2013 1:36:20 PM PDT by ZULU ((See: http://gatesofvienna.net/) Obama, do you hear me?)
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To: Nachum

“Hey, this worked so well in Afghanistan. What could go wrong?”

all the more reason for the U.S. to back off - all the way off

we have no dogs in that race and any we are propping up will have the local name of “puppets” to everyone else


20 posted on 07/04/2013 4:00:40 PM PDT by Wuli (qu)
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