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    Re: White House reassesses policy on arming Syria rebels

    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    Well.....why shouldn't the French and the Brits.
    We have superior capability when it comes to dismantling Syrian systems, and we can use it to our own advantage.

    We built the Mother of All Penetrators; but haven't had a chance to really test it out in the region yet. Let's take her for a few spins before we send her off to her Big Date in Natanz

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    Re: White House reassesses policy on arming Syria rebels

    Quote Originally Posted by MMC View Post
    Yeah I am aware.....are you going to allow the Sunni Muslims to commit Genocide on the Shia and Zaydi. Annihilate them to extinction? Help them in subjugating them and destroying them.

    Here is one for ya......are the Sunni Muslims the natural inhabitants of Syria? So if 78 million Sunni Muslims migrated to Florida and then said Screw your government. We are taking over. Would you accept that is okay for them to do so?

    What else here has taken place is.....the Rebels wouldn't even accept an Election to take place. Nor would they Negotiate from the beginning.

    Yeah I know EXACTLY who the Saudi are.....are you tired of us getting stabbed in the back by those Sunni Muslims YET? Especially with the Saud.

    So now basically.....WTF are you talking about? Do you think the Sunni Muslims should be handed countries to rule that they cannot conquer on their own? Have you figured out yet why.....that the Sunni haven't been able to step up to the plate to handle things on their own? Why they are weak and cannot take this task upon themselves.

    People should also note that the Assad family is from the Alawites branch of Shia.
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    Re: White House reassesses policy on arming Syria rebels

    Quote Originally Posted by austrianecon View Post
    People should also note that the Assad family is from the Alawites branch of Shia.
    Heya AC. Yep.....an offshoot of the Shia. But Assad's people the Alawites are the Last known Bloodline and DNA to the Original Inhabitants of Syria. Which were never any Sunni Muslims or Arabs.

    Moreover we know the Rebels are backed by puritanical Islamists. Backed by the MB and Salafists. Sometimes Pics speak a thousand words.



    The opposition Free Syrian Army elected a new military command, replacing Colonel Riad al-Asaad with Brigadier General Salim Idris, Al Arabiya television reported early on Monday. Idris told Al Arabiya in a telephone interview that the new command was elected by hundreds of rebels.

    The unified command includes many with ties to the Muslim Brotherhood and to Salafists, who follow a puritanical interpretation of Islam. It excludes the most senior officers who have defected from Assad’s military, according to Reuters.

    Syrian Free Army names Salim Idris new chief of staff





    http://www.debatepolitics.com/middle...ocracy-10.html

    Does this Putz look like a Leader of a Country? How about a real General? Does this guy look like he will be the Future of Syria?

    Now you know why.....he can't be Trusted with anything he says. Which he will say anything to get him and his buddies into Power.

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    Re: White House reassesses policy on arming Syria rebels

    Quote Originally Posted by cpwill View Post
    We have superior capability when it comes to dismantling Syrian systems, and we can use it to our own advantage.

    We built the Mother of All Penetrators; but haven't had a chance to really test it out in the region yet. Let's take her for a few spins before we send her off to her Big Date in Natanz
    Thanks for that Info CW.....here check this out. I think it can shed some more light on what going on behind the scenes.

    The Syrian Chessboard: Behind the Game Played by Russia, Israel, the U.S. and Other Powers

    The umbrella group representing Syria’s rebellion on the world stage announced on Thursday that they would not attend peace talks proposed to take place in Geneva during June, a flat rejection that might appear to sideline the role of diplomacy in the civil war. But diplomacy is running full bore in the Syrian conflict, and even as horrors multiply on the battlefield, a good portion of the war is also being carried out in words. The best evidence might be the statements that overshadowed the rebels’ declaration in the same news cycle: President Bashar Assad hinted in a television interview that Russia has already delivered some components of an antiaircraft battery known as S-300.

    Gunboat Diplomacy
    A dozen Russian warships moved into Syrian waters near the base at Tartous, where Syria and Russia operate a joint naval base, Russia’s only warm-water facility. In a throwback to the Cold War, the deployment signaled solidarity with Assad and an implicit warning to those powers — the U.S., the E.U., Turkey and other Sunni states aligned with the rebels, chiefly Saudi Arabia and Qatar — that Moscow will defend its stake it has maintained over generations in Syria, its one Middle East interest.

    The vessels would not be expected to figure in the fighting — though they presumably carry intelligence-gathering capabilities. Their presence is chiefly symbolic. And actually, so is the flap over the S-300, according to Shapir, the Israeli defense analyst. The system, while formidable, is so complex that it could not be assembled inside of six months. Then there’s the challenge of training Syrians to use it.

    As an alternative, Russia could send its own operators, an option that Israel would find far less threatening. “By the way,” Shapir says, “it would be seen by the Russians as a counterbalance to six [NATO] Patriot batteries now in Turkey, on the Syrian border. Operated by the Americans, Germans and Dutch. And of course if Russia sends in Russian units with Russian soldiers, Israel would not attack.”

    In any event, the latest word out of Russia is that the S-300s will not be delivered to Syria for another year, at least. So what was all the fuss about? “The announcement about the transfer, I think, is a Russian game, “ Shapir says. “It’s a Russian game meant to make clear to the whole world that they have a strong interest in Syria, and they should not be ignored.”

    Read more: In Syrian Conflict, Diplomatic Game of Russia, Israel, U.S. and Others | TIME.com

    SA10s and 11s to protect the S300's and make no mistake they are there. Moreover you can bet the Russians have been training the Syrians since the beginning of 2012. Also here is more validation that the Russians do have Ships in the Region. Troops on the Ground.

    What do you think the Anti-Terrorist company is doing? They are killing Rebels that are tied to AQ. Why isn't to much said about this? Like the Rebels killing innocent civilian people.

    What Russia is telling us.....they are ready to engage us in this proxy war. No if's ands or Buts about it. The game was already pushed to another level. Outside the Rebels, the Saudi and Qatar's Comprehension and understanding. Their personal game in wiping out the Shia. Is not what is termed.....Business as usual.
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    Re: White House reassesses policy on arming Syria rebels

    Quote Originally Posted by APACHERAT View Post
    The source ? Just scuttlebutt in the military community.

    What should have Obama done differently ? He should have never ran for President in 2008. Or at least after becoming POTUS and finding out that the job of POTUS was bigger than he was, he should have said, "I shall not seek, and I will not accept, the nomination of my party for another term as your president."

    Well it looks like you can never say again, " I never get an answer."
    Yup your right never got an answer.


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    Re: White House reassesses policy on arming Syria rebels

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    Read more @: [/FONT][/COLOR]White House reassesses policy on arming Syria rebels | JPost | Israel News

    Although i suspect that we may already be arming the rebels covertly, i do hope we stay out of this conflict all together with no aid for either side, but only going to civilians.
    In all the times we've aided rebels, how many times did it actually work out well for us?
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    Re: White House reassesses policy on arming Syria rebels

    Quote Originally Posted by austrianecon View Post
    And how did that turn out for us?
    If you are talking about the Benghazi incident then I don't know why so many take it as a given that the same would not have happened under Gadaffi , his record as far as following the Vienna convention is concerned is somewhat lacking. Regardless it wasn't the new government that stormed the building.

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    Re: White House reassesses policy on arming Syria rebels

    Quote Originally Posted by Red_Dave View Post
    If you are talking about the Benghazi incident then I don't know why so many take it as a given that the same would not have happened under Gadaffi , his record as far as following the Vienna convention is concerned is somewhat lacking. Regardless it wasn't the new government that stormed the building.

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    That an having a munch of leadership that is tied to Al-Qaeda type groups, missing weapons (chemical and SAMs).. things like that.
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    Re: White House reassesses policy on arming Syria rebels

    Quote Originally Posted by austrianecon View Post
    That an having a munch of leadership that is tied to Al-Qaeda type groups, missing weapons (chemical and SAMs).. things like that.
    thats a new one.

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    Re: White House reassesses policy on arming Syria rebels

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    **** is starting to get crazy
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