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F-22 Stealth Fighters Are Intercepting Syrian Aircraft Inside Syria, Will do the Same With Russia

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posted on Aug, 23 2016 @ 03:25 AM
Ummm, hello!!! Are we really ignoring this?? It was 3 days ago!
Its no wonder we are being kept in a back and forth loop of Trump vs Hillary
Anyways here are the updates to a recent chain of events that has tensions on the rise with our frenemies in Syria.

US Dispatches F-22 Stealth Fighters to Intercept Syrian Aircraft

The U.S. military on Friday dispatched two F-22 Raptors stealth fighter jets to intercept a pair of Syrian Su-24 Fencer aircraft that flew in the vicinity of Hasakah, Syria, according to news accounts citing an unnamed Pentagon official. The American pilots of the fifth-generation fighters made by Lockheed Martin Corp. tried to radio the Syrian pilots but didn’t receive a response, according to CNN’s Barbara Starr. The Raptors chased away the Fencers to protect U.S. Special Operations forces that are operating in the area, and no
weapons were fired, according to The Los Angeles Times’ W.J. Hennigan.

The incident came a day after the U.S. scrambled fighters against Syrian Su-24s that bombed Kurdish forces operating near American special operations forces on the ground in the northeast part of the country in an incident that was the closest the U.S. has come to combat in the war-torn country, according to’s Richard Sisk.

When pushed further about Russia, Pentagon spokesman, Peter Cook, made it clear that the US would make the same aggression against Russian jets who are operating legally with the Syrian government’s approval and coordination.“If they threaten US forces, we always have the right to defend our forces,”
This means that the U.S. not only is at war against the legitimate government of Syria, but that the U.S. government will also be at war against Russia if Russian forces (which the Syrian government did invite into Syria) defends Syrian forces from attacks in Syria by U.S. forces — forces that are illegally there.

Well thankfully we're saving the lives of our guys out there, but man we need them out now! Whoever happens to be in charge right now is trying to sacrifice our best warriors to get WW3 out in the open! Its insane! And on top of that, now Turkey is saying Russia would have their permission to use Incirlik Air base as well!

“Turkey opened Incirlik airbase to fight Daesh [Islamic State, formerly ISIS/ISIL] terrorists. It is being used by the US and Qatar. Other nations might also wish to use the airbase, which the Germans are also now using,” Yildirim told reporters on Saturday, as quoted by Anadolu news.

“If necessary, the Incirlik base can be used,” the PM said when asked if Moscow could share the airfield as well. At the same time, he firmly denied recent media reports claiming that Moscow has been pressuring Turkey to lease Incirlik to the Russian air force, saying “this information is not correct.”

As if we can actually deny we are already in a de-facto WW3 already, been going on since 9/11 technically. But it looks like the textbooks will probably cite this date range, July/August 2016 as the official flashpoint which started the war. Unfortunately, that just means there are some grim events ready to unfold to fill these texts.

Thoughts from our veterans, active duty personnel?

posted on Aug, 23 2016 @ 03:28 AM
a reply to: AmericanRealist

This is I'm response to the attack on special forces operations that happened earlier. They are just warning them off so we don't have another repeat of thr previous cicumstances. Russia claimed at thr time they were not aware they were there. This time they are leaving no doubt for thr pilots.

posted on Aug, 23 2016 @ 03:43 AM
a reply to: AmericanRealist

Its all a sham. It is'nt about terrorism it is about globalist interests. WW3 is coming cause they want it, not because they are trying to stop it. This is building up to the disaster all the elite tacticians talk about. The "One major crisis" that will allow the installation of global governing. They are even leaving America and building wartime shelters.

posted on Aug, 23 2016 @ 03:44 AM
a reply to: dragonridr
No right, I mentioned all that in there. The whole point being though, American Armed forces do not have a congressional mandate to be there, nor Authorization from the UN, or permission from Syria for that matter.

It is an open declaration that we are directly in conflict, while trying to be subtle. Thats what needs to be driven home to the voting audience. Lets not forget China has guys on the ground as well now.

It also differs from this earlier incident in June, in that our Air Force is now directly engaging the air force of the armed forces of this state which we are allegedly not at war with. One wonders why are we even there to begin with.

posted on Aug, 23 2016 @ 05:24 AM
a reply to: AmericanRealist

If we were to be attacked doesn't take a genius to figure out if all of our firepower overseas,beat to crap etc,sure make it easier to over take the US,kind of what happened in Roman Empire,and Nazi Germany,it's almost as this is all been orchestrated

posted on Aug, 23 2016 @ 05:53 AM
a reply to: AmericanRealist

Actually they do have permission to be there. Does that surprise you?? See when Iraq asked for help that was the authorizatin they needed to begin airatrikes. Thr airatrikes in Syria are to help in thr Iraq campaign of fighting Isis. Or this is thr legal basis they claim anyway.

edit on 8/23/16 by dragonridr because: (no reason given)

posted on Aug, 23 2016 @ 06:01 AM
a reply to: dragonridr

No, they don't.

The US "informed" The Syrian Government that it would be violating it's airspace, it did not seek permission, and permission has not been given.

The Russians and Iranians have been asked there by the Syrian Government. Not the illegal NATO coalition.

I think it'd be quite strange to give permission to a hostile foreign power supporting terrorists bent on destroying your government and murdering you to fly airstrikes in support of said terrorists.

posted on Aug, 23 2016 @ 07:57 AM
a reply to: AmericanRealist

The US led coalition does in fact have Syrian government approval to operate within Syria and that authorization has been in effect since 2014.

Where are you guys getting the BS the US has no authority to be there? Or are you suggesting the Assad government, who approved it, arent the legitimate leaders of Syria?

posted on Aug, 23 2016 @ 08:00 AM
a reply to: Ohanka

Yes they do. Since 2014 actually. So is the Syrian FM misinformed or are you?

Syria ‘OK’ with U.S. airstrikes

UNITED NATIONS — Syria’s foreign minister said Monday that his government is satisfied with the U.S.-led bombing campaign against the Islamic State group, adding that the airstrikes should be expanded to include all other militant groups in Syria.

In an interview with The Associated Press, Walid al-Moallem said the fight against terrorism has aligned Damascus with Western and Arab opponents in fighting the same enemy.

Al-Moallem said the U.S. does not inform Syria of every strike before it happens, “but it’s OK.”

“We are fighting ISIS, they are fighting ISIS,” he said, referring to the group by one of its acronyms.

He spoke as U.S.-led coalition airstrikes targeted towns in northern and eastern Syria controlled by the Islamic State group, including one strike that Syrian activists said hit a grain silo and reportedly killed civilians.

Washington and Arab allies opened their air assault against the extremist group last week in Syria, going after the group’s military facilities, training camps, heavy weapons and oil installations. The campaign expands upon the airstrikes the United States has been conducting against the militants in Iraq since early August.

Some of the initial strikes targeted the Nusra Front, al-Qaida’s Syria affiliate, hitting several of its facilities and killing dozens of its fighters. Washington said it was trying to take out an al-Qaida cell known as the Khorasan Group that was actively plotting attacks against Americans and Western interests.

The U.S.-led coalition includes Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Jordan.

Al-Moallem said he considered the Islamic State group, the Nusra Front and all Islamist groups fighting in Syria to be essentially on the same side and should all be hit.

“Without doubt, because they have the same ideology. They have the same extremist ideology,” he said.

Asked whether the strikes should include the loose umbrella rebel group known as the Free Syrian Army, a Western-backed group, he said the group “does not exist” anymore.

Al-Moallem said Syria heard from the United States 24 hours before it launched its initial airstrikes last week.

“Until today, we are satisfied. As long as they are aiming at ISIS locations in Syria and in Iraq, we are satisfied,” he said.

edit on 23-8-2016 by Xcathdra because: (no reason given)

posted on Aug, 23 2016 @ 08:56 AM

adding that the airstrikes should be expanded to include all other militant groups in Syria.

Was there a footnote added that "all other militant groups" should not include those funded by the US?

posted on Aug, 23 2016 @ 09:03 AM

originally posted by: roadgravel

adding that the airstrikes should be expanded to include all other militant groups in Syria.

Was there a footnote added that "all other militant groups" should not include those funded by the US?

Nope... Syria and Russia lump all groups that oppose Assad into 1 group. The US coalition does not. We are their to fight ISIS. We are not there to keep Assad in power. Thats the Russians job.

posted on Aug, 23 2016 @ 09:06 AM
a reply to: Xcathdra

But...but...that isn't what others say.

Kind of hard to keep that propaganda going when they say it is okay.

posted on Aug, 23 2016 @ 10:17 AM
Please use existing thread


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