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US Air Neutralizes Over 100 Syrian Units In Defensive Strike East of Euphrates

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posted on Feb, 8 2018 @ 01:52 AM
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Yea, ok sure, we pretty much now control a quarter of what was once Syria. You think the Syrians would get that? Everything East of Euphrates river is now Rojava. Sorry world, just deal with it and move on. Russia and Syria can complain and call us aggressors all they want, but what are they doing to get any of it back? Nothing! They recognize and respect our gangster. So when the Syrian Army and paramilitary forces recently attacked SDF forces 8km inside of Rojava, well we had to defend our boys as some American forces are also embedded there with them. Initial estimates are we neutralized about 20% of the offending force which included tanks, artillery, multiple launch rocket systems, and many tacticals.

Just another day in Syria right guys? USA! USA! USA!


Al Masdar News
The US military is claiming that anti-ISIS coalition forces repelled a threatening Syrian Army-led attack consisting of five hundred troops – backed by artillery and tanks – during the night of Wednesday to Thursday against positions of Arab and Kurdish partner militias at oilfields near the town of Khasham on the eastern shore of the Euphrates River.

At the present time, the Syrian Army is yet to release a statement on the engagement.


Let this be a message to Turkey if they really believe they intend on attacking Manbij.




posted on Feb, 8 2018 @ 01:59 AM
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A dirty little war. Thats what they used to call the Vietnam 'Conflict' , which bled over into covert operations in Laos and Cambodia, kept secret from the American people. They are establishing bases in Northern Syria and keeping that secret too, because they know its illegal, just like in Vietnam.



posted on Feb, 8 2018 @ 02:04 AM
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Seems like the US just bombed Syrian soldiers in Syria if anything.

The Islamic State is gone now. All dead or surrendered. No good reason for the US to stick around. Certainly not the stated reason which was defeating the Islamic State.



posted on Feb, 8 2018 @ 02:07 AM
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a reply to: intrptr
well if it so illegal, maybe somebody ought to do something about it?? Our Secretary of State made it clear we are staying, our actions make it clear we will defend it. Russia is more than welcome to try and seek justice.


Reuters
The U.S.-led coalition had alerted Russian officials about the presence of SDF forces in the area far in advance of the thwarted attack, the U.S. official said.

“Coalition officials were in regular communication with Russian counterparts before, during and after the thwarted (enemy) attack,” the official said.

Clearly Russia does not have a problem with this, otherwise they would be doing something more than hacking our trains and setting off tornado sirens.



posted on Feb, 8 2018 @ 02:20 AM
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its strange how theres a collective agreement on the American war machine and its never ending conquest, yet collectively, every American seems kinda 'meh... we're The ones writing the history from our perspective, so we're the good guys'.

i would only assume all the siblings and relatives of the casualties of manufactured wars are going to love the West as they grow up. ... if they dont we can always drops some warheads on foreheads


... all this destruction and no repercussions
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posted on Feb, 8 2018 @ 02:34 AM
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originally posted by: worldstarcountry

Clearly Russia does not have a problem with this, otherwise they would be doing something more than hacking our trains and setting off tornado sirens.


What a thread!!!

Seriously. Well done!




posted on Feb, 8 2018 @ 02:42 AM
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All those poor goats.
Play me some Sarah McLachlan.
War is ugly.



posted on Feb, 8 2018 @ 02:50 AM
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a reply to: odzeandennz
aww now don't try and wash your hands of this. Australia is also committed to CJTFOIR. They have guys training the SDF, special forces running around, and air assets that also assisted with defeating daesh. Your people are in it too, and so are the French, and British, and Norwegian, and Germans. I think the Italians are involved as well, but I cant remember now. This is specifically countries with assets within the Syrian border, and not others providing logistic support outside of Syria. Then the list goes up.



posted on Feb, 8 2018 @ 02:51 AM
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right ! rebels are good peopple ..... legal forces are bad....eehhhhhh ????????

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posted on Feb, 8 2018 @ 02:57 AM
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"Defensive"

Guess it really didnt matter if we got Trump or Clintin. Same game plan.



posted on Feb, 8 2018 @ 03:04 AM
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originally posted by: odzeandennz
its strange how theres a collective agreement on the American war machine and its never ending conquest, yet collectively, every American seems kinda 'meh... we're The ones writing the history from our perspective, so we're the good guys'.

i would only assume all the siblings and relatives of the casualties of manufactured wars are going to love the West as they grow up. ... if they dont we can always drops some warheads on foreheads


... all this destruction and no repercussions



No, we'll let the losers write it.

Oh wait! Do they know how to make rock pictures?




posted on Feb, 8 2018 @ 03:23 AM
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Since when was a democratically elected leader a "regime".....


RA



posted on Feb, 8 2018 @ 03:33 AM
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a reply to: pirhanna
Prematurely leaving an active campaign is how this mess unfolded to begin with. ISIS gained power after Obama abruptly pulled out of Iraq and left al-Maliki to his Sectarian purging ways. Besides, as long as Assad can live without that piece, he only has to worry about Turkey and Israel, which would not be much different than it has been for decades. Israel has always attacked Syria sporadically in a random fashion, and Erdogan is only interested in taking what he can from that YPG held chunk around Afrin. We won't blow his guys up as long as they do not cross the river.

See, Syria is still there, just not quite as big as it used to be ...

a reply to: slider1982
regime refers to the government, not the leader. According to the actual definition, that is an accurate word to use.
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posted on Feb, 8 2018 @ 03:43 AM
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The bottom line is that all those forces operating in Syria are doing so in breach of International Law. It doesn't matter what butt-heads like Mattis or Tillerson say about their presence there, it is still illegal.
As such, they are fair game!

It also raises the question about illegally deploying. The troops deploying there are following illegal orders to do so and should be refusing to do so. Simply following orders was not an excuse at the Nuremberg trials and neither should it be an excuse today. If they are so pumped up on their own senses of invincibility and superiority then they deserve to come back in a body bag and nobody should have any sympathy for them.

The "Hero" is the one that refuses to go and fight for the bankers and politicians, not the ones that blindly follow orders then whine about having to support their fellow troops!

What I think would be really funny is if the Yanks and Turks start shooting each other. Both there illegally of course and at least it would give Assad and Putin something to laugh at. I am sure the Russians have not forgotten their downed airmen either!



posted on Feb, 8 2018 @ 03:45 AM
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a reply to: worldstarcountry

Im not happy.

This is not a victory. It is an escalation.

At this point, eliminate the enemy or stop making more.

20% eliminated? so 20% more weapon sales in the near future?

Why are Americans involved in a Syrian civil war?

Are they international guns for hire? Is this another front for contractors to make millions as war profiteers?

Then the arms sales.

I should be happy about this?

ISIS and Al Qaeda terrorists were killed, or Syrian regular forces were?

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posted on Feb, 8 2018 @ 03:55 AM
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a reply to: tadaman
I am satisfied that our servicemen are safe. That land is part of the empire now administered by our domestic allies. It was foolish of them to launch an attack on a location with our forces embedded. You want to be angry, be angry at Russia. They were told well in advance that our guys were there, and that we would defend them. Russians threw them under the bus.



posted on Feb, 8 2018 @ 04:04 AM
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a reply to: worldstarcountry

Theyd be safer not involved in ANOTHER countrys civil war.

It would help if we stopped arming our enemies in Syria, to then shoot at us in Iraq and beyond.


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posted on Feb, 8 2018 @ 04:07 AM
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a reply to: worldstarcountry

Russia is there at the request of the legitimate government of Syria.
The US and others are not there with the permission of the Syrian government nor the UN - as if they really have any jurisdiction anyway - and are in breach of International Law. As such, they are legitimate targets for anyone who wants to remove them.
The US does not have the authority to go anywhere they please, just because they are American and one day they will get a mightily bloody nose for doing so, and most of the world will applaud it!



posted on Feb, 8 2018 @ 04:36 AM
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a reply to: Britguy
Legit targets or not, it is clear nobody seems capable of successfully taking on such targets. Perhaps a dog should not bark if its bite is not big enough. Besides, your guys are out there with us, side by side in some instances. You want us to allow your warriors to get harmed as well? I think not. Support your troops Britguy!



posted on Feb, 8 2018 @ 06:19 AM
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With the terms of international law in mind, this action is an act of war. The US is in Syria illegally and has no right conducting any military activity in the country, and it is certainly not for the US to decide who should run another country




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