HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Main » General Discussion (Forum) » NATO says Turkey has aske...
Introducing Discussionist: A new forum by the creators of DU

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 10:11 AM

NATO says Turkey has asked for Patriot missiles to be stationed near border with Syria;

NATO says Turkey has asked for Patriot missiles to be stationed near border with Syria; says will consider request without delay -

The Associated Press ‏@AP
BREAKING: NATO chief: Turkey has requested deployment of alliance's Patriot air defense missiles.

Breaking on twitter via AP and Breakingnews.com

5 replies, 469 views

Reply to this thread

Back to top Alert abuse

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 5 replies Author Time Post
Reply NATO says Turkey has asked for Patriot missiles to be stationed near border with Syria; (Original post)
The Straight Story Nov 2012 OP
1-Old-Man Nov 2012 #1
msongs Nov 2012 #2
Angleae Nov 2012 #3
Panasonic Nov 2012 #4
Angleae Nov 2012 #5

Response to The Straight Story (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 10:44 AM

1. Kick

Kick, just because somewhere deep in my heart I feel this is something worth knowing.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to The Straight Story (Original post)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 12:29 PM

2. those missiles were pretty much a failure when iraq fired scuds at israel nt

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to msongs (Reply #2)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 05:50 PM

3. They've been updated a few times since then.

Still not great against missiles but better than nothing.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to Angleae (Reply #3)

Wed Nov 21, 2012, 05:54 PM

4. Shit, why didn't Turkey ask for the Iron Dome while they're at it..

 

Kinda effective and performs better than Patriot missiles.

Isn't Israel a NATO signatory?

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to Panasonic (Reply #4)

Thu Nov 22, 2012, 01:09 AM

5. No, Israel is not a NATO member.

Also, the current president of Turkey is a fairly hard-core islamist. He'll never ask Israel for anything.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink

Reply to this thread