Skip to comments.Official: Terrorists in Syria Now As Dangerous to US As Those in Yemen
Posted on 07/24/2014 5:44:28 PM PDT by kristinn
Syria has risen as a top threat to the U.S. homeland that rivals Yemen's al Qaeda affiliate known for its innovative bombs successfully smuggled aboard airplanes, a top Pentagon official said on Thursday.
"Syria is probably the number one threat -- or, with... threats out of Yemen -- to the American homeland right now and elsewhere in the west," said Michael Vickers, the Pentagons Under Secretary for Defense Intelligence.
In answer to a question by moderator Brian Ross of ABC News at a panel at the Aspen Security Forum, an annual gathering of national security veterans, Vickers, himself a former Special Forces operator, said that the foreigners flocking to Syria are hard to track and are a "serious problem."
"Foreign fighters who are Western passport holders, including Americans, a subset of that, numbers in the four digits," Vickers said.
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Maybe because Baraq Insane Obama armed them?
Sounds like a recent development. Dang.
Syria would be worse. The rest of the Arab world hates Yemen but likes Syria. This is a big deal.
Predicted this years ago when I noticed the influx of Syrians, particularly from Damascus arriving in droves, buying up businesses. At one particular one convenience store they’d have a new relative arrive in the U.S. every few weeks, work a few weeks then dissappear only to be replaced by another. Turned it in, never heard back.
John McCain, how do I hate thee. I can’t count the ways because I don’t have time.
“Maybe because Baraq Insane Obama armed them?”
Well Zippo wants to make sure Americans are killed with the finest weapons the taxpayers money can buy.
mclame and barry can celebrate now because their ISIS friends are succeeding. TRAITORS!
Ironic after all the silly, pathetic crap Obama did to ‘make friends’ with the Moslems - to include selling Israel down the river.
Official: Terrorists in Syria Now As Dangerous to US As Those in Yemen
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