Skip to comments.Navy ready to launch first strike on Syria [The Clown & Cameron Pretend to be Tough]
Posted on 08/25/2013 3:46:24 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
Britain is planning to join forces with America and launch military action against Syria within days in response to the gas attack believed to have been carried out by President Bashar al-Assads forces against his own people.
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I hate to laugh at a time like this...but that there is funny!! LOL!!
Israel took out Syria’s al-Kibar nuclear facility in 2007. No blow back from Syria or the Arab world or Russia or Iran. I doubt that there will be any significant reaction to a symbolic strike. Most of the countries in the region want Assad taken out. They fear the Iranian influence.
Gulf of Tonkin and The USS Maine and the Zimmerman Note all wrapped into one.
Time to post all those cozy pics of Pelosi and Kerry rubbing shoulders with Assad and undermining Iraq War back in the day.
... and 2-1/2 million Christians in Syria slaughtered.
Militarily, we have won the wars in both Iraq and Afghanistan. We have not lost any significant military engagement. The leaders of both countries were removed. It has been our political policies that have snatched defeat from the jaws of victory.
Picking sides in this one is bad. Let them continue to kill each other.
The Won, and the barbarians on the other end of his BlackBerry who pull his strings, hate freedom, hate Western Civilization, and most of all hate this country.
You can nearly bet the eternal salvation of your soul that that gang will always take the wrong side.
I consider that to be equally possible. More possible because the rebels would know that the government would be blamed and the Arabs have a long history of agent provocateur false flag operations. They know how to play the media.
جواسيس نصيرية وقعوا بيد أسود الأنبار ! ماذا تتوقعون الرد !! ( الدولة الإسلامية في العراق والشام ) (Warning, Graphic content!)
Took the wrong side in Kosovo, as well. And sometimes I wonder if we even should have gotten involved in the original Gulf War against Saddam.
No way will Russia sanction any US military action against Syria. Putin is looking to fill the vacuum in the ME. He will supply the Egyptian military with weapons like they did in the past along with Iraq. They will continue to furnish Assad with weapons.
I trust Putin more than Obama to keep the Islamo-Fascists at bay in the Middle East.
Pres—ent Present won’t do anything until he gets clearance from the real man in charge, Valerie Jarrett.
Funny you'd say that - I worked for many years as an assistant funeral director - saw my share if the dead . . . when I carefully inspected the images of the children from thedailymail.com, my first thoughts were that only some of the children actually looked really deceased.
The Royal Navy only has one class of vessel that can fire the Tomahawk missile and that is their nuclear attack submarines. Our nuclear subs can also do so, particularly the SSGN Ohio conversions, each of which can carry up to 154 Tomahawks.
We would also use our Burke class destroyers, of which we have gathered four there off the coast of Syria.
But there are also some serious concerns. The Russians sold the Syrians several very advanced surface to surface anti-shipping missiles called Yakhonts. They are the Russian export version of their P-800 Onik missiles which the NATO designation for is SS-N-26. Mach 2.5, 185 mile range, flies at 30 ft. A tough weapon to counter.
The Israelis hit the Syrian port where these missiles were delivered and most analysts believe their target were in fact these missiles. Did they get them all? We just do not know. if they have any...they would use them against naval forces attacking them if they can.
The second concern is the Russians. the Russians already have a group of decent vessels in the area and on Friday Putin threatened to reinforce them with more units as a response to the US Navy positioning four destroyers near Syria. Is Putin willing to use them? Would he do so to protet his interests in Syria? it is a critical question and consideration because the Russian vessels are state of the art and not push overs by any stretch.
Finally, the most basic question is very straight forward. What are the US interests in this?
Both Bush presidencies and Clinton found a way to work with, or tolerate Assad. None of them tried to over throw him. That is because there is a very critical balancing act going on there. Assad is far more stable and less dangerous to our actual interests than a chaos that is filled by fundamental Islamic extremists.
A storng enough Assad to keep in check the sectarian and minority strife in the region is critical. There is a delicate balance with the various Muslim sects and the Kurds there for Turkey, Iraq, Syria and Iran. As long as we remind Assad, whenever he steps over aline that threatens our interests, using Israel as the hammer, that has kept all of this in balance.
but nomw Obama, with his “Arab Spriong,” fixation, which itself seems intent on installing radical Islamic regimes throughout the region, is in danger of upsetting all of this.
Thank God the people of Egypt and their military saw through it and had enough before two years was out and before Morsi could consolidate his power. He and the Muslim Brotherhood are no out in Egypt and that is a very good thing.
I do not believe Russia will allow Syria to either fall into chaos or become a new extremist Islamic Republic. we shouldn’t either.
So, my prayer is that the liberal administrations of the UK, France, and the US will not prevail in this desire to continue to support upheaval in Syria. Unless there is a very strong, pro-western, secular group that can take power in Syria (and there isn’t) we should not support the islamic rebels trying to overthrow Assad. We would be far better off maintaining the status quo there.
WHAT THE HECK FOR????
It’s muslim vs muslim!
I’d give them all the guns, and when the smoke clears, THEN, eradicate Syria, for all it’s causing trouble with Israel!
- Based on what is widenly known -
Obama has spent more time in a barrel than a Rodeo Clown.....
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