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US, Israel, Turkey, Jordan, All Primed To Strike If Assad Activates Chemical Weapons
Debkafiles ^ | December 3, 2012, 11:26 PM (GMT+02:00

Posted on 12/03/2012 3:07:15 PM PST by drewh

Regarding contingencies, military sources report that the American force in Jordan and Jordanian units, who have been training for two months in tactics against Syrian chemical warfare units, are on a high state of preparedness. So, too, are the three special US command centers set up in Turkey, Jordan and Israel for coordinating such operations.

An American official “with knowledge of the situation” told Wired Magazine that “engineers working for the Assad regime in Syria have begun combining the two chemical precursors needed to weaponize sarin gas.”

Anchored opposite the Syrian shore is the USS Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group with 2,500 Marines. Facing it is the Russian Black Sea Fleet’s naval task force which too has hundreds of marines on its decks.

Sources quote high-ranking officers in the Israel Defense Forces’ Northern Command as saying: “The coming hours and days are extremely critical for Syria. The situation on our northern front could blow up any moment.” They did not elaborate.

Later Monday, as the United Nations regional humanitarian coordinator for Syria, Radhouane Nouicer announced the pullout of nonessential international staff “because of the security situation,” Secretary Clinton flew into Brussels from Prague to discuss with NATO foreign ministers the deployment of Patriot anti-missile batteries at 10 points on the Turkish-Syrian border - a massive number.

NATO sources took note of the Syrian Foreign Ministry’s reply to the spreading reports. He said that the government “would not use chemical weapons, if it had them, against its own people under any circumstances.” This statement carried no promise about using such weapons against external forces, whether American, Turkish, Jordanian or Israeli.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: iraq; israel; jordan; kurdistan; lebanon; syria; turkey; waronterror

1 posted on 12/03/2012 3:07:24 PM PST by drewh
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To: drewh
Overheard on the decks of those ships, "we're gonna what?"
2 posted on 12/03/2012 3:11:51 PM PST by NonValueAdded (If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs, you've likely misread the situation.)
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To: drewh

Just how and where would they strike, without destroying innocents? Wouldn’t it be hard to target Assad and his goons?


3 posted on 12/03/2012 3:14:24 PM PST by DallasDeb
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To: drewh
Israel Primed To Strike If Assad Activates Chemical Weapons

Fixed it!!

4 posted on 12/03/2012 3:29:01 PM PST by DustyMoment (Congress - another name for white collar criminals!!)
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To: drewh

While gassing anyone is horrific and to be deplored, and perhaps bombed from a nice high altitude,

I DO NOT WANT OUR MARINES ANYWHERE NEAR THAT STUFF!!!!

Let the IslamoNazis commit genocide one against the other rather than put our guys in the middle of a gas attack.


5 posted on 12/03/2012 3:29:36 PM PST by Uncle Miltie (Working is for suckers.)
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To: drewh
Don’t you know Assad is frantically scraping off the “Made In Iraq” stickers on his WMDs.
6 posted on 12/03/2012 3:38:32 PM PST by Happy Rain ("If raised from the dead the Founders would despair back to the grave for what we did on 11/6.")
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To: drewh

Aren’t these the WMDs that Syria got from Saddam? The ones the liberals said didn’t exist?


7 posted on 12/03/2012 3:39:53 PM PST by abclily
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To: drewh
US, Turkey, Jordan, All Primed To Issue An Even More Strongly Worded Warning If Assad Activates Chemical Weapons.

Israel on the other hand is ready to act and take the heat from all the others.

8 posted on 12/03/2012 3:40:14 PM PST by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: drewh

Kill the Alawites !

All hail Al-Qaeda/muslim brotherhood !

WTF is going on in the heads of politicians?


9 posted on 12/03/2012 3:42:58 PM PST by Para-Ord.45
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To: DallasDeb

Obama loves those drones...


10 posted on 12/03/2012 3:46:34 PM PST by drewh
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To: abclily

You mean the WMD’s that Hillary Rotten Clinton believed to exist in Iraq. She looked at the same intelligence reports that Bush looked at and then she voted to invade Iraq before she said “Bush lied.” Those WMDs?


11 posted on 12/03/2012 3:50:17 PM PST by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: Uncle Miltie
While gassing anyone is horrific and to be deplored, and perhaps bombed from a nice high altitude, I DO NOT WANT OUR MARINES ANYWHERE NEAR THAT STUFF!!!! Let the IslamoNazis commit genocide one against the other rather than put our guys in the middle of a gas attack.

I totally agree. Our only foreign aid to the muzzies should be enough tools so they can kill each other off. Keep our troops out of there.

12 posted on 12/03/2012 4:26:09 PM PST by patriotsblood
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To: abclily
Aren’t these the WMDs that Syria got from Saddam? The ones the liberals said didn’t exist?

Here's the drill. Over the next 4 years, Obama will make the case that Syria has WMD's and therefor we should push harder for a regime change.

In 2017 the new Republican president will finally take military action to save millions of people. The MSM and the Dems will scream from here to eternity insisting that there was never any indication at all about WMD's and the republicans are a bunch of war mongers.

13 posted on 12/03/2012 4:31:49 PM PST by Cementjungle
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To: Alas Babylon!; American_Centurion; An.American.Expatriate; ASA.Ranger; ASA Vet; Ax; Azeem; ...
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MI/SOCOM Ping.

14 posted on 12/03/2012 5:04:03 PM PST by ASA Vet (There are 10 kinds of people in the world. Those who understand binary, and those who don't.)
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To: drewh

Sarin was the agent in Tokyo’s Aum ShinRiKyo subway attacks —one liquid bag containing a small amount of it killed 5 and send over 10,000 panicked people to hospitals.

WHY are we mixed up in the Syrian civil war...?

This is NOT our fight and there are NO GOOD GUYS THERE.


15 posted on 12/03/2012 5:30:11 PM PST by gaijin
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To: gaijin

Is GayMuzzie the type of guy who would NOT stage an, “Assad chem event” to provide pretext for direct US involvement..?

If there IS one, given GayMuzzie’s track record there will be NO way of really knowing WHO was the culprit —there will be just CLAIMS (of an election-stealing machine-gun smuggler).


16 posted on 12/03/2012 5:33:16 PM PST by gaijin
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To: NonValueAdded
Overheard on the decks of those ships, "we're gonna what?"

The last time we had a two term Progressive Executive, one of his/her generals almost started WWIII with the Russians over Serbia of all places. And progressives still have the gall to call themselves peace mongers. Well they can take their Nobel War Prize and stick it where the sun don't shine.

17 posted on 12/03/2012 7:20:43 PM PST by justa-hairyape
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To: ASA Vet

My loathing of the illegitimate, bisexual, Marxist Kenyan Muslim Usurper requires medication.

She Who Must Not Be Named is right up there with him. Show me where it says the Antichrist has got to be a man...


18 posted on 12/04/2012 5:40:13 AM PST by Old Sarge (We are officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet...)
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US, Israel, Turkey, Jordan, All Primed To Strike ...Hate to ping Debka, but I'll go with three out of four primed to strike.

19 posted on 12/04/2012 6:14:47 PM PST by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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US, Israel, Turkey, Jordan, All Primed To Strike ...Hate to ping Debka, but I'll go with three out of four primed to strike.

20 posted on 12/04/2012 6:15:09 PM PST by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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US, Israel, Turkey, Jordan, All Primed To Strike ...Hate to ping Debka, but I'll go with three out of four primed to strike.

21 posted on 12/04/2012 6:16:16 PM PST by SJackson (The Pilgrims—Doing the jobs Native Americans wouldn’t do !)
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