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Report: U.S. May Intervene in Syria
Arutz Sheva ^ | 25/2/12 | David Lev

Posted on 02/25/2012 5:04:54 PM PST by Eleutheria5

A report Saturday said that the United States was planning to intervene militarily in Syria, with or without United Nations authorization, if the killing in the country continued. A senior American official quoted in the London-based Al-Sharq al-Awsat newspaper said that the action would be based on the UN intervention in Kosovo several years ago: Establishment of a beachhead and carving out an area that was off-limits to forces controlled by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, where refugees could come to flee Assad's troops, and which could be used as aforward base to reduce Assad's hold on the country, and eventually remove him.

The official said the Red Cross was prepared to offer assistance to refugees in this scenario. Later, NATO forces based in Turkey would join in the effort to beat back Assad's troops. At some point, the U.S. will declare Syria closed to air traffic, a move that American officials believe could bring down a weakened Assad government, as it did in 1999, when Serbia surrendered control of Kosovo, after the UN failed to pass resolutions demanding an end to the violence in that region. There, too, similar to the situation in Syria, Russia opposed UN action, while China abstained from supporting the UN Security Council resolutions on Kosovo. And in a manner similar to the events in Kosovo, U.S. air power would be used to bomb strategic assets supporting Assad.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Germany; Israel; News/Current Events; Russia; United Kingdom; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: china; france; germany; hillaryclinton; intervene; interventioninsyria; iraq; israel; jordan; kosovo; lebanon; militarily; militaryintervention; nato; russia; serbia; syria; turkey; unitedkingdom; us; waronterror; wmd
Assad: War weeth America and that eediot Obama. That's even better than war weeth Eesrael. Eeran will jump eeen to save mee, and Hizbollah weel raise hell and fire rockets at the Joooz! Ween/ween! Obama maybe weens second term. Weeen/weeen/ween!!!!!!!
1 posted on 02/25/2012 5:05:05 PM PST by Eleutheria5
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To: Eleutheria5

It’s a good thing that Hussein, Hillary, and Joe Biden have so much foreign policy experience.

I wouldn’t have mentioned Joe Biden, but as I recall, that’s why the Dems put him on the ticket—because of his great foreign policy wisdom and experience, in case voters doubted how well a community organizer from Chicago would do in that area.


2 posted on 02/25/2012 5:12:23 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Eleutheria5

I don’t get it —he bumped with Susan and danced around on her show...

Wasn’t this all suppposed to JUST STOP?

Obama is AWESOME..!


3 posted on 02/25/2012 5:15:41 PM PST by gaijin
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To: Eleutheria5
Wounded and cornered animals can lash out. Syria has chemical weapons and if attacked could employ them.

Perhaps Assad, if he's even really in control, would consider attacking Israel in a desperate bid to unit Syria people against an outside enemy.

4 posted on 02/25/2012 5:17:18 PM PST by Aglooka ("I was out numbered 5-to-1, I got 4.")
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To: Eleutheria5

From Libya, through Africa, into Egypt,
and Afghanistan and Iraq,
the Obama Administration NEVER missed
an opportunity to side with ... al Qaeda/Ikhwan.


5 posted on 02/25/2012 5:18:05 PM PST by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: Eleutheria5

I can see going in to scoop up Iraq’s WMDs.


6 posted on 02/25/2012 5:18:20 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Eleutheria5

It is so good to know that the Iranian/Syria self defense treaty isn’t going to get in the way of “helping”.


7 posted on 02/25/2012 5:18:52 PM PST by Chewbacca (woof woof. That's my other wookie impression.)
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To: Eleutheria5

The insanity of getting involved in this is. Mind boggling. Not with my money and not with my sons. We are so stupid we have no clue what is going on. I actually heard that walrus facedbjohn Bolton wrongfully state that Syria gwas following orders from Iran!! How stUpid is thIs blowhard? Now get this you mitt Romney butt boy,Syria is Sunni!!!!!!it is 85% Sunnitttt.Iran is ruN by Shia!. Sunnis are ruN by Saudis . But we want to invade Iran so we blame them for Syrias internal business. You wonder why we are lost as a party listening to this crap


8 posted on 02/25/2012 5:21:52 PM PST by tpuskett
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To: Eleutheria5

The insanity of getting involved in this is. Mind boggling. Not with my money and not with my sons. We are so stupid we have no clue what is going on. I actually heard that walrus facedbjohn Bolton wrongfully state that Syria gwas following orders from Iran!! How stUpid is thIs blowhard? Now get this you mitt Romney butt boy,Syria is Sunni!!!!!!it is 85% Sunnitttt.Iran is ruN by Shia!. Sunnis are ruN by Saudis . But we want to invade Iran so we blame them for Syrias internal business. You wonder why we are lost as a party listening to this crap


9 posted on 02/25/2012 5:22:10 PM PST by tpuskett
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To: Eleutheria5

Obama must have been told that Assad got along good with Christians.

He can’t have that.


10 posted on 02/25/2012 5:32:49 PM PST by Venturer
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To: Venturer

What would Revered Write say?


11 posted on 02/25/2012 5:36:15 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5
American officials do not believe that Russia or China will change their stance. But, the official said in the interview, American analysts believe that either or both countries could send their troops in as peacekeepers during a later stage of the action. Later stage????????what about the initial stage when Russia AND China are involved? Does 0bammy think he will win THAT?
12 posted on 02/25/2012 5:38:12 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: Eleutheria5

As Bullwinkle Moose said after his umpteenth failure, “This time for sure”!


13 posted on 02/25/2012 5:40:09 PM PST by 1raider1
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To: Eleutheria5

I think enough Americans have already died for the Muzzies and their korans. Enough is enough. Let the idiots duke it out among themselves.


14 posted on 02/25/2012 5:41:26 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (It's time for the DemocRAT voter base to start paying their "fair share" of taxes.)
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To: Eleutheria5

If we’re to intervene in opposition to Assad, we’ll be intervening in support of the wrong side.

Again.


15 posted on 02/25/2012 5:42:39 PM PST by WPaCon
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To: Eleutheria5

Any intervention by the US in a muslim country will only favor the Muslim Brotherhood at the American taxpayer’s expense.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=7BKYKok9d5g


16 posted on 02/25/2012 5:43:44 PM PST by 353FMG
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To: FlingWingFlyer

You are absolutely correct! Let them kill each other! Murder is the first sacrament of Islam - and we are going to put our precious children in the middle of another Islamic war? Unbelievable!!!


17 posted on 02/25/2012 6:02:01 PM PST by abclily
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To: Eleutheria5

The only time Obama’s approval ratings have had a jump in the past few years was when he sent in the SEALs to kill Osama bin Laden. Now Obama must find another evil Muslim bad guy like Assad to fight against, hoping the Syrian dictator lasts until October so Obama can kill him then and reap the benefits on election day.

However, since our entry into the Syrian revolution would create even more turmoil in the Middle East, gasoline prices would probably rise to about $50 a gallon by October, so Obama’s ploy might not work.


18 posted on 02/25/2012 6:21:35 PM PST by Bluestocking
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Obama bows down to Saudi King | American Thinker | April 02, 2009 | Clarice Feldman | Posted on 04/02/2009 8:19:47 AM PDT by rdb3
Obama bows down to Saudi King | American Thinker | April 02, 2009 | Clarice Feldman | Posted on 04/02/2009 8:19:47 AM PDT by rdb3

19 posted on 02/25/2012 7:11:57 PM PST by SunkenCiv (FReep this FReepathon!)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Eleutheria5.
...with or without United Nations authorization, if the killing in the country continued.

20 posted on 02/25/2012 7:12:59 PM PST by SunkenCiv (FReep this FReepathon!)
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To: Eleutheria5

What could possibly go wrong?


21 posted on 02/25/2012 8:44:22 PM PST by Mike Darancette (Romney just makes me tired all over.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Our nation is falling apart, we’re broke, we don’t make things anymore and we’re falling behind the rest of the world in almost every measure.

So we’re going to start another war???

Isn’t this what happened to Rome?


22 posted on 02/25/2012 8:46:28 PM PST by Cringing Negativism Network ("The door is open" PALIN 2012)
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To: tpuskett

The enemy of my enemy is my friend. Syria and Iran both hate Israel and support Hezbollah. Syria and Iran are playing the long game and will sort out their differences after Israel is gone. As for Bolton he knows more about these things than the both of us.


23 posted on 02/25/2012 8:53:48 PM PST by Mike Darancette (Romney just makes me tired all over.)
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To: tpuskett

Wrongly??? You do realize that Syria and Iran have been allies for many years now right? The leadership of the country is NOT Sunni. The Sunni’s are the ones fighting against Assad’s regime. There are reports Iran has sent troops to Syria and the reason the Iranian warships entered the Med a few days ago was ferrying supplies to Assad.


24 posted on 02/25/2012 9:53:56 PM PST by sandboxshooter (Iraq, Afghanistan, War)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Rome also had foreign mercenaries fighting its wars for it, so when the mercenaries decided they wanted more respect, they went on strike. Also, Rome first stopped being a Republic and became a hereditary dictatorship, and stopped giving its imperial provinces a say in how they were governed. The provinces became rebellious, especially Judaea and Germany, not to mention a large island to the North of Gaul. Since Rome stopped growing its own wheat in Italy in favor of grapes, when there was trouble in its provinces, people starved. Oh, and there was also the welfare state and rioting plebs.


25 posted on 02/25/2012 11:33:00 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Bluestocking

If gas is at $50 a gallon, I don’t think it will matter any more if Obama is reelected. The damage will probably be irreperable, and radiate out to food prices, manufactured goods, currency exchanges and airline tickets. Start growing your own food in you back yard. Get a gun and a small annoying dog (burglar alarm, doesn’t eat much) to defend it. Buy gold.


26 posted on 02/25/2012 11:39:01 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: sandboxshooter

Your focus is on Israel.my focus is what is in our interests. I am planning.no more wars for these fine people.et them fight it to the death and call me when it is over. No more false pretenses to Invade or bomb sovereign nations at trillions of printed dollars. I’m out.


27 posted on 02/26/2012 9:21:45 PM PST by tpuskett
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To: Eleutheria5

WAR IS PEACE PRIZE-LIBERAL IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH


28 posted on 02/26/2012 9:40:33 PM PST by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: tpuskett

Unfortunately, when we ignore that part of the world, it seems to come to our doorstep. I’d rather we fight them there...and my focus is always primarily us. I’ve spent many years keeping that focus and being over there at the “pointy end”.


29 posted on 02/26/2012 11:25:40 PM PST by sandboxshooter (Iraq, Afghanistan, War)
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To: sandboxshooter

So it seems to go. Ignore the world, it will burn a path of destruction to your door.

Thus far, starting with Hitler and consistently thereafter throughout the last century and this one, every time anyone wants to do something to the Joooos!, they’ve ended up going after everyone. For example, El Sayyid Nossair shot Kahane, and was part of a conspiracy to blow up New York, and so on. Now Iran wants to blow up Israel, but don’t believe for a second that they aren’t after the US, or that the MB is not after world domination. So stick with us. We will inevitably have the same enemies, only they’ll always go after us first.


30 posted on 02/27/2012 12:54:16 AM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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