HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Main » Latest Breaking News (Forum) » Official: Pentagon team i...

Wed Oct 10, 2012, 09:02 AM

Official: Pentagon team in Jordan for Syria crisis

Source: AP

WASHINGTON (AP) A U.S. defense official says an American military team is in Jordan to help with upheaval created by the crisis in neighboring Syria.

He says some 100 military planners and other personnel stayed in Jordan after attending an annual May exercise and several dozen more have flown in since operating from a joint U.S.-Jordanian military center north of Amman that Americans have used for years.

He spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to talk about the mission on the record.

Read more: http://bigstory.ap.org/article/official-pentagon-team-jordan-syria-crisis#overlay-context=users/cjones

3 replies, 1139 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 3 replies Author Time Post
Reply Official: Pentagon team in Jordan for Syria crisis (Original post)
Bosonic Oct 2012 OP
sinkingfeeling Oct 2012 #1
hack89 Oct 2012 #2
Tx4obama Oct 2012 #3

Response to Bosonic (Original post)

Wed Oct 10, 2012, 09:39 AM

1. The last thing I want to find in Jordan next month is the US military!

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to Bosonic (Original post)

Wed Oct 10, 2012, 09:48 AM

2. 2012 report from the Congressional Research Service on the US Jordan military relationship

it is extensive and goes back many years.

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/mideast/RL33546.pdf

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to Bosonic (Original post)

Thu Oct 11, 2012, 02:46 PM

3. Kick! n/t

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink

Reply to this thread