Skip to comments.U.S. troops who repelled Russian mercenaries prepare for more attacks
Posted on 03/16/2018 8:12:39 AM PDT by Texas Fossil
DEIR EZ-ZOR, Syria Standing on a windswept mound, Brig. Gen. Jonathan Braga pointed to the spot just a mile away from where Russian mercenaries and fighters loyal to the Syrian government fired at his soldiers.
"Those artillery rounds could have landed and killed Americans, and that's why we continue to prepare our defenses," said Braga, the director of operations for the U.S.-led anti-Islamic State coalition. U.S. troops who came under fire from Russian mercenaries prepare for more attacks
Only steps away sits a sprawling oil and gas refinery that American forces captured from ISIS last year and that is just beginning to hum with life again.
Braga's forces repelled the surprise assault from the pro-Bashar al-Assad fighters and the Russian private military contractors. The Feb. 7 clash was the first time in 50 years that Americans and Russians have engaged in direct combat.
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Take control of all oil and gas production, refining and transport systems..... Worldwide...
SEC. MATTIS: Im not paid for my feelings, I save those for my girlfriend.
Secretary Of Defense James N. Mattis
Feb. 8, 20
Does he have a name?
He didn’t say
Yeah, he usually does but I posted before I had gotten all the way through to find it rated 1 out of 5. Unusual.
Certainly all in the Region.
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