American Troops Said To Be Massing In Jordan On Syria's Border...

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    I know this post will unleash Anti-Blogger wrath but here goes anyway...

    A blogger with contacts in Jordan is reporting that hundreds of foreign military groups, including American forces, are moving into the region around Jordan’s Al-Mafraq military base in north Jordan, about 5-10 km from the border with Syria. These include forces that are being diverted from Iraq, as the U.S. completes its final withdrawal from Iraq.

    This is the first time that U.S. boots have hit the ground directly opposite the army of Syria’s president Bashar al-Assad. Jordan’s King Abdullah II has approved this deployment because of Assad’s threats to “burn the whole region,” with Jordan being a particularly vulnerable target of al-Assad’s wrath.

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    14-Dec-11 World View — American Troops Said To Be Massing In Jordan On Syria’s Border
     
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    Hmm, hundreds is not really enough to invade Syria though.
     
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    Looks like the Middle East is getting ready to blow up again. Good thing Obama is bringing the troops home! Oh wait...
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    Navy deploys to the Middle East:
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    Inb4: "We have troops all over the world! This means nothing!" :D
     
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    This is true but Special Forces are trained to go behind enemy lines and fuck shit up before an invasion happens.
     
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    The Cold Winds of War are a blowin. I can feel it in the air.
     
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    They aren't "wars" anymore, they are "overseas contingencies".:eusa_clap:
     
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    Hmmmm Sorting through the script a bit.
    Isaiah. Damascus ruinous heap-turned to rubble. Sounds like a blast (literally!)
     
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    That what they're calling em these days? :eek:
     
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    Wars and rumors of wars.
     
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    Syria up to sumpin'...
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    Syria deploys Russian anti-sea missiles on coast, Scuds on Turkish border
    December 16, 2011, Russian military and diplomatic support for the Assad regime was underscored by the deployment Friday, Dec. 16, of advanced Moscow-supplied Yakhont (SSN-26) shore-to-sea missiles along Syria's Mediterranean shore to fend off a potential Western-Turkish invasion by sea.
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    Syrian Army defector: We were given killing quotas by Assad regime
    December 16, 2011 - Two new human rights reports detail abuses by the Assad regime, but also show a growing use of violence by the opposition.
     
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