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Kerry Announces Saudi Support for Syrian Strike
NY Times ^ | 9/8/13 | MICHAEL R. GORDON

Posted on 09/08/2013 9:31:58 AM PDT by jimbo123

ARIS — Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday that Saudi Arabia had agreed to support military intervention in Syria.

At a news conference on the sidebar of a meeting with Arab League foreign ministers, Mr. Kerry noted that he had received Saudi assurances of support for what he called “the strike.”

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1 posted on 09/08/2013 9:31:58 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

Let the Saudis take on Syria...by themselves.


2 posted on 09/08/2013 9:34:26 AM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: jimbo123

GREAT!

Then let them send in their own troops, planes and missiles...


3 posted on 09/08/2013 9:34:36 AM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: jimbo123

Sunnis approve of bombing Alawites? And in so doing get help for the piplelline they’d like to see built?

Knock me over with an effing feather.


4 posted on 09/08/2013 9:35:16 AM PDT by SaxxonWoods (....Let It Burn...)
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To: jimbo123

So let the Saudis do it.


5 posted on 09/08/2013 9:35:18 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: jimbo123

How many surface ships will the Saudis be providing? How many combat aircraft will they be flying? And what base will they sortie from?


6 posted on 09/08/2013 9:35:59 AM PDT by Hoodat (BENGHAZI - 4 KILLED, 2 MIA)
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To: hattend

Yup, they have their own airforce and military.


7 posted on 09/08/2013 9:35:59 AM PDT by edcoil (System now set up not to allow some to win but for no one to lose!)
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To: jimbo123

So what! Are there going to be any Saudi F-16s in the raid? Are there going to be any Saudi solders on the ground invasion? NO. No, no, no and a thousand times hell no.

Lurch even said they offered to ‘pay’ for it. Are they gonna KEEP paying for it after Assad is oustered? HELL NO!

We would be saddled with an impossible incursion and decade long drain trying to get out of there.

Not one single soldier’s life, not one bullet is worth some towel head camel jockey’s gasoline for his desert Mercedes.


8 posted on 09/08/2013 9:36:01 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: hattend

Somehow I don’t think this is going to help get public support...


9 posted on 09/08/2013 9:36:22 AM PDT by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: jimbo123

Our media must really think America in its entirety is f’ing retarded. Yes, please pee on our backs some more, the rain is nice.


10 posted on 09/08/2013 9:36:31 AM PDT by Dogbert41 (Up yours NSA Obama ass lickers!)
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To: jimbo123
Prince Bandar, harem master.


11 posted on 09/08/2013 9:36:38 AM PDT by CMB_polarization
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To: Lazamataz

ping!


12 posted on 09/08/2013 9:37:29 AM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: jimbo123

If the Saudis want to show their support, then have them drop the price of their oil back down to $40/bbl like it was the day Bush left office.


13 posted on 09/08/2013 9:37:49 AM PDT by Hoodat (BENGHAZI - 4 KILLED, 2 MIA)
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To: hattend

FSA &U2 JK


14 posted on 09/08/2013 9:39:20 AM PDT by Errant
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To: jimbo123

Since the saudi royals are not America’s friend, this is going to cost the U.S. somehow ... someway. Unknown though the how and way ... yet.


15 posted on 09/08/2013 9:40:34 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Gaffer
"Are there going to be any Saudi solders on the ground invasion?"

Al Qaeda are Saudi foot soldiers and they're already there.

16 posted on 09/08/2013 9:40:44 AM PDT by DJ Taylor (Once again our country is at war, and once again the Democrats have sided with our enemy.)
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To: jimbo123

“Qatar’s foreign minister, Khalid Al Attiya, who joined Mr. Kerry at the news conference, stopped short of explicitly endorsing a military strike but said his nation would back foreign intervention.?

JFK: WTF does this mean and is it the same for the Saudi’s? Appears to me that they will send good wishes not warm bodies.


17 posted on 09/08/2013 9:41:50 AM PDT by duckman (I'm part of the group pulling the wagon!)
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To: DJ Taylor

True, but they are the “Saudi Emir Disavowed Irregulars.”

I’m talking about recognized Saudi Regulars.


18 posted on 09/08/2013 9:41:57 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: jimbo123

The Sowdees are prepared to fight to the last American.


19 posted on 09/08/2013 9:42:01 AM PDT by Red Dog #1
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To: jimbo123
Just declare them a belligerent and target their oilfields, ports, and palaces. When missiles impact Syria, ten minutes later they impact Saudi Arabia.

Watch the whining then.

20 posted on 09/08/2013 9:42:21 AM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: jimbo123
...Saudi Arabia intends to install their own puppet government in Syria which will allow the Saudis to control the flow of energy through the region.

"Barack, my child, I wish Assad removed. Make it so."



"Yes, master."

21 posted on 09/08/2013 9:42:27 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Is John's moustache long enough YET?)
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To: cripplecreek

The last time we did a solid for the Saudis in ‘91 we angered a bunch of jihadis by simply being there. And they eventually brought down the WTC and killed 3K Americans. Saudis suffered nothing IIRC. You know Rome fell when they started using Gothic and Celtic merks to do their fighting. We seem to be going about our Fall by doing the opposite.


22 posted on 09/08/2013 9:42:33 AM PDT by xkaydet65 (.You have never tasted freedom, else you would know it is purchased not with gold but with steel)
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To: jimbo123

What a surprise. I’m shocked, I tell you. Shocked. (/s)


23 posted on 09/08/2013 9:43:49 AM PDT by Rocky (Obama is pure evil.)
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To: jimbo123

Hell, the French ought to be back on-board any moment now. I guess that tidbit definitely overrides the Constitution of “negative rights”.


24 posted on 09/08/2013 9:45:20 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: jimbo123

He says that like it’s a good thing.


25 posted on 09/08/2013 9:46:53 AM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: xkaydet65

Everyone remember the Saudis trying to hand Rudy a check after 9/11 and he refused it?

I do, these mofos are aren pure evil.


26 posted on 09/08/2013 9:48:15 AM PDT by dforest
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To: jimbo123
Reached for comment, the Saudi leadership stated:

We will gladly pay you next Tuesday for a hamburger er war on Syria today.

In the grand tradition of Popeye's peripheral friend 'Wimpie', the leadership made Kerry an offer he seemingly can't refuse.


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27 posted on 09/08/2013 9:49:48 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (This post coming to you today from behind the Camelskin Curtain. Not the Iron or Bamboo Curtain...)
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To: 2banana
Then let them send in their own troops, planes and missiles...

Why would they sacrifice their own people when American politicians will sell, rent or simply gift the US military? Obama, Kerry, McCain, Petraeus and whole cast of characters feel that there's still enough American "blue-eyed slaves" - I believe that was the king's term - to do this job despite the last 20 years of thinning the ranks (all done with that good, old-fashioned "Saudi support").

Mr. niteowl77

28 posted on 09/08/2013 9:52:27 AM PDT by niteowl77 ("There's nothing a vulture hates more than biting into a glass eye.")
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To: no-to-illegals
Since the Saudi royals are not America’s friend, this is going to cost the U.S. somehow ... someway. Unknown though the how and way ... yet.

Saudi petro dollars from the sale of LNG through a new pipeline put through Syria, will go to Al Queda for another 9-11 attack on America just like the last Saudi-Al Queda attack on America.

29 posted on 09/08/2013 9:54:43 AM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: jimbo123

What is not mentioned, glossed over is that the support of Saudi Arabia for an attack on Syria is not the result of any concern for humanity, the immorality of gassing thousands of Assad’s own citizens but much more cynical, the removal of the Alawite controlled government whose Shiite followers is a religious, political anathema to the Wahhabi Whoremasters in Riyadh.


30 posted on 09/08/2013 9:55:13 AM PDT by lbryce (The 22nd Amendment Lives:1142 Days Until America's Greatest Nemesis Gets the Heave "Ho")
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To: DJ Taylor

no...... their whole reason for being is anti Saudi.


31 posted on 09/08/2013 9:55:32 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Travon... Felony assault and battery hate crime)
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To: bert

What would Saudi shock troops look like? - they would be AQ.


32 posted on 09/08/2013 9:56:49 AM PDT by CMB_polarization
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To: jimbo123

What a Surprise.....Not!!!!

The Saudis have been calling the shots on this since Day 1.


33 posted on 09/08/2013 9:58:13 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Navy Patriot
it would fit.
34 posted on 09/08/2013 9:59:21 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: jimbo123
Equal Time.


35 posted on 09/08/2013 9:59:23 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: jimbo123

Go get ‘em you Soddy A-rabs! (ululating)


36 posted on 09/08/2013 9:59:31 AM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: bert

Which begs the question of why are the saudi royals working to help them?


37 posted on 09/08/2013 10:00:41 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Menehune56

There is no way Americans are ready to go to war for Israel and Saudi Arabia.


38 posted on 09/08/2013 10:01:14 AM PDT by erlayman
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To: erlayman

I’ll volunteer to fight for Israel.


39 posted on 09/08/2013 10:02:09 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: no-to-illegals
Which begs the question of why are the saudi royals working to help them?

Always, "Follow The Money".

40 posted on 09/08/2013 10:02:30 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Navy Patriot
Just declare them a belligerent and target their oilfields, ports, and palaces. When missiles impact Syria, ten minutes later they impact Saudi Arabia.

If things really spiral out of control, that just might be done. But not by Obama. By Putin.

41 posted on 09/08/2013 10:03:29 AM PDT by Leaning Right (Why am I holding this lantern? I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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To: dfwgator
Might be one of these types of sayings with the royals ... The friend of my enemy is my enemy and friend ... with the saudi royals in their convoluted way of thought.
42 posted on 09/08/2013 10:06:42 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: jimbo123

Did Obama show Kerry how to pleasure the Saudi Royalty?


43 posted on 09/08/2013 10:07:05 AM PDT by Iron Munro ("You bring me the man, I'll find you the crime" - Lavrentiy Beria [and Eric Holder])
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To: no-to-illegals

The Saudis keep their friends close and their enemies even closer.


44 posted on 09/08/2013 10:07:07 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

Full Agreement and as you stated .... it is a follow the money moment once again.


45 posted on 09/08/2013 10:08:17 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: jimbo123

A quick look at U.S. military intervention in the Middle East dating all the way back to 1990 offers compelling evidence that U.S. foreign policy is effectively being dictated by the Saudi royal family.


46 posted on 09/08/2013 10:09:11 AM PDT by Alberta's Child ("I've never seen such a conclave of minstrels in my life.")
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To: Alberta's Child

Yep..all of it.......Saddam had a legitimate gripe against Kuwait, since they were caught slant-drilling into Iraqi oil fields.


47 posted on 09/08/2013 10:11:15 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: jimbo123

A shock! I tell you that this is just shocking.

//sarcasm off.


48 posted on 09/08/2013 10:12:33 AM PDT by Vermont Lt (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Who will watch the watchers?)
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To: 2banana

The Saudis never take their shiny, multi-billion dollar Air Force out of the box because that would immediately lower the collector value.


49 posted on 09/08/2013 10:13:22 AM PDT by Argus
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To: hattend

Can our govt get any more incompetent (or corrupt) than this? Of course the Saudi dictatorship supports O’s proposed expanded war against Syria. It’s their damned pipeline that they told O to put thru Syria in the first place. Will wonders never cease ?


50 posted on 09/08/2013 10:13:36 AM PDT by faithhopecharity (E)
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