Skip to comments.Pentagon adjusts plans for more intense attacks on Syria
Posted on 09/07/2013 8:37:24 PM PDT by Innovative
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“This is going to be WWIII I bet.”
Looks like Russia is taking it “personally” — do we really want to go to war with Russia for no good reason?!
Russia cancels Syria lobbying mission to D.C.; More Russian war ships reportedly head for Mediterranean
“The RIA-Novosti agency said two ships from Russia’s Black Sea Fleet, the frigate Smetlivyi and the landing ship Nicholai Filchenkov, an electronic surveillance vessel, were ready to head to the region, according to a high-ranking source in the defense ministry. Russian news agencies said at the end of August that the navy was dispatching an anti-submarine ship and a missile cruiser to the Mediterranean.
Russia has a military base on Syria’s west coast at Tartus, and has been slowly increasing its naval presence in the region, along with the U.S., in recent weeks. “
Would Obama open a Pandoras box with a Syrian strike?
“What is the risk that terrorists could obtain Syrias chemical weapons?
A: Its pretty high should the regime collapse and Syria dissolve into political and social chaos. Jeffrey White, a defence analyst at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, said in an interview that the weapons are secured in special chemical weapons storage facilities. There is always the danger, however, that rebel forces could overrun them. In this case, the enduring threat against the U.S. and its allies comes more from rebel actions than from the regime of Bashar Assad.”
Putin is playing a strong hand against Obama. Obama doesn’t want to look weak (too late). This leads to a situation where neither will want to back down. Not good.
Obama has painted himself into a corner. If the ramifications weren’t so serious, I’d be sitting down with popcorn in hand.
I think this could get very ugly.
If you’re going in, do it. Don’t wait for weeks while your opponents regroup and outflank you.
Obama, you’re a pussy. You’re about to get our ass kicked to prove you aren’t. Not gonna happen. You’ll always be a pussy. Our nation will pay.
The intellect of a nine year old, with his finger on the nuclear trigger. What could go wrong?
Wrecking our economy was only one piece of Obama's overall plan to destroy our country. Enabling our enemies is another important aspect in his long-term planning, and his second term is the time where he can really act on that part with impunity.
And now he wants us to get involved in a war on the side of Al Qaeda...
“Just Friday, a rebel group claimed responsibility for a chemical attack for which intelligence tags Syrian strongman Bashar Assad. Another rebel group was exposed for summarily executing captured Syrian soldiers. These are the kinds of rebels who appear to hold sway, hardly the moderates that Mr. Kerry insists intelligence shows to be dominant.
War-weary Americans deserve the facts. Right now, from this administration, they’re not getting them. “
Strike Syria? Think again
One of our carriers is going to be at the party, and the George Washington may be rerouted from the Persian Gulf. Carrier based planes are going to be part of the attack, and will remain there to enforce a No Fly Zone until the authorization expires.
Not going to take ‘NO’ for an answer, are they?
Mission creep already. What a shock. And bam-bam doesn’t even have France, anymore. The USSA will be all by it’s lonesome in this.
I believe Russia said they will defend Syria from foreign aggression.
FYI, Israel has moved an Iron Dome to the Jerusalem area.
Putin preparing to show Obama how Diplomatic compromise? is still possible ...
‘Monday Meeting’....... Syria, Iran and Russia working on counter-proposal to U.S. strike.
The plan, which will be discussed by Putin and the Iranian FM on Monday, moots democratic transition in stages and expedited elections without Assad.
While United States President Barack Obama and his Secretary of State John Kerry continue their never-ending efforts to convince the Congress and Americas allies to support an attack on Syria, Iran and Russia are promoting a proposal for a diplomatic compromise that could prevent such an attack.
See post 61...looks like Putins meeting with Syria, and Iran to hatch out a counter proposal to Obamas “fire”....but diplomatically..without Assad.
I just posted that Putins going to show Obama how to do this diplomatically.....he’s meeting with Syria and Iran tomorrow...they have a plan apparently which will not include Assad...
Stunning how over this past year Russia has taken the lead on the International stage..but our news doesn’t report on it!
HE’s hosted many International Conferences just in the past year....In Russia... we use to host. He is playing his cards and our media ignores it!
I’d get out of Charleston.
I think you could well be on to the truth, frankly.
And Roll, Tide, Roll!
We've seen it all before. There is even a handy little term: Mission Creep....
Absolutely, spot on correct. Well said. Too bad the American people who re-elected not to mention elected in the first term weren't well educated enough to see him for what he is: An Islamist in Democrat (sheep's) clothing. I blame the public schools. For which I share a small measure of the blame. I'm an educator, after all with 24+ years on the job. I've tried my whole career to fight this sort of nonsense and it's getting very tiresome. I think in a few years I might retire.
If he can accomplish that our media will have report it somehow.
Why now? The Obamacare October 1st start 'deadline' and all the scandals. Typical Democrat - Start a war to get out of crises/scandals.
Any chance the Joint Chiefs will refuse?
The situation could easily be allowed to fester until the next Republican, where it'd be said he (or she) 'lied us into war,' and protests of 'no blood for oil' will be nightly news, etc.
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