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Wed Apr 17, 2013, 03:47 PM

US to deploy 200 troops to Jordan over Syria war: minister

Source: AFP

AMMAN The United States plans to deploy 200 troops in Jordan because of "the deteriorating situation" in war-torn Syria, Information Minister Mohammad Momani said on Wednesday.

"The deployment of the troops is part of US-Jordanian military cooperation to boost the Jordanian armed forces in light of the deteriorating situation in Syria," Momani told AFP.

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Reply US to deploy 200 troops to Jordan over Syria war: minister (Original post)
Bosonic Apr 2013 OP
sinkingfeeling Apr 2013 #1
TwilightGardener Apr 2013 #2
John2 Apr 2013 #7
azurnoir Apr 2013 #3
Purveyor Apr 2013 #4
L0oniX Apr 2013 #6
L0oniX Apr 2013 #5
grahamhgreen Apr 2013 #8
Comrade Grumpy Apr 2013 #9

Response to Bosonic (Original post)

Wed Apr 17, 2013, 03:50 PM

1. To do what? Keep Syrian refugees from crossing into Jordan?

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Response to Bosonic (Original post)

Wed Apr 17, 2013, 03:51 PM

2. Well, there goes my hope that we will stay out of it.

What the hell will they be doing there, I wonder?

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Response to TwilightGardener (Reply #2)

Wed Apr 17, 2013, 09:16 PM

7. If you had military training and

 

knew all the capabilities of the military, you probably could figure it out. Congress nor the Obama Administration can fool me one bit. I'll give you a clue, go back to the beginnings of every U.S. War since Vietnam. How do you get troops on the ground when there is no public opinion for it? Drip,Drip, Drip.

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Response to Bosonic (Original post)

Wed Apr 17, 2013, 04:14 PM

3. didn't ya just know it 'had' to happen

can't keep our noses out of it
wonder if King Playstatio er Abdullah and John Kerry will do a Daily Show spot talking this up?

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Response to Bosonic (Original post)

Wed Apr 17, 2013, 04:21 PM

4. And so it begins. Besides they will come in handy when we assist israel in bombing Iran. eom

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Response to Purveyor (Reply #4)

Wed Apr 17, 2013, 06:44 PM

6. Perfect! n/t

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Response to Bosonic (Original post)

Wed Apr 17, 2013, 06:43 PM

5. Drip drip drip. n/t

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Response to Bosonic (Original post)

Wed Apr 17, 2013, 09:19 PM

8. Suddenly - we have money!

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Response to Bosonic (Original post)

Thu Apr 18, 2013, 02:02 AM

9. Jordan is reliably accused of backing the rebels in Syria. We're backing Jordan.

We've already got lots of Syrian blood on our hands.

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