Jordan Moves 'Thousands' of Troops to Iraq Border: Jordanian Sources

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Certainly looks like Jordan means business. Not only jets bombing against ISIS, but now ground troops.

Jordan Moves 'Thousands' of Troops to Iraq Border: Jordanian Sources
Moufaq Khatib
21 Mins AgoNBC News
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A Jordanian soldier on patrol in Amman, Jordan on Feb. 10, 2015. Jordan moves thousands of troops to Iraq border.
Jordan has deployed "thousands" of troops at its border with Iraq as it ramps up a campaign against ISIS militants who set a pilot ablaze, two Jordanian government officials told NBC News on Tuesday.

The troops were sent to prevent the infiltration of ISIS fighters into Jordan and as a show of force, according to the sources who spoke on condition of anonymity.

Jordan's King Abdullah last week threatened to make ISIS pay for the death of Muath al-Kasasbeh's after video of the military pilot's murder emerged. He vowed to wage a "harsh" war against ISIS "because this terrorist organization is not only fighting us, but also fighting Islam and its pure values."

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Certainly looks like Jordan means business. Not only jets bombing against ISIS, but now ground troops.

Jordan Moves 'Thousands' of Troops to Iraq Border: Jordanian Sources
Moufaq Khatib
21 Mins AgoNBC News
4


102413379-AP660104144174.530x298.jpg

David Tanecek | AP
A Jordanian soldier on patrol in Amman, Jordan on Feb. 10, 2015. Jordan moves thousands of troops to Iraq border.
Jordan has deployed "thousands" of troops at its border with Iraq as it ramps up a campaign against ISIS militants who set a pilot ablaze, two Jordanian government officials told NBC News on Tuesday.

The troops were sent to prevent the infiltration of ISIS fighters into Jordan and as a show of force, according to the sources who spoke on condition of anonymity.

Jordan's King Abdullah last week threatened to make ISIS pay for the death of Muath al-Kasasbeh's after video of the military pilot's murder emerged. He vowed to wage a "harsh" war against ISIS "because this terrorist organization is not only fighting us, but also fighting Islam and its pure values."

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Oh my........ :cool:
 

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