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US Forces Will Remain in Syria Until Iran Withdraws Its Own Troops and Militias

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posted on Sep, 25 2018 @ 06:14 PM
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John Bolton mentioned recently while commenting on the unacceptable transaction of Russia delivering the S-300 air defense missile system to Syria that we are committed to the protection of our Israeli allies and will not be leaving Syria until the Iranians do. Leaders in Iran have previously stated they will do no such thing. I suspect they will continue to suffer losses in Syria through their commitments, and what is likely to be an increase in limited "misunderstandings" between the the allied powers and Russia in the crowded battle space in Syria.

In any case, here it is:

US Warns Russia Over Missile Defense for Syria

By The Associated Press

Sept. 24, 2018

NEW YORK — The Trump administration is warning Russia that supplying Syria with an advanced missile defense system would be a "major mistake" and should be reconsidered. It also says U.S. forces will not leave Syria until Iran leaves.

"We have American forces in the area we're concerned about," Bolton said. "The Israelis have a legitimate right to self-defense against this Iranian aggressive behavior, and what we're all trying to do is reduce tensions, reduce the possibility of major new hostilities. That's why the president has spoken to this issue and why we would regard introducing the S300 as a . major mistake."

Bolton said the U.S. would keep a military presence in Syria until Iran is no longer active there.

"We're not going to leave as long as Iranian troops are outside Iranian borders and that includes Iranian proxies and militias," he said.


Well there you go now. I would say that is fairly direct




posted on Sep, 25 2018 @ 06:40 PM
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a reply to: worldstarcountry

I can see both sides of it...Syria is very important to Russia due to their port there so as we feel about Israel they seem to feel about Syria...and we kind of started the mess there currently so we dont really have some moral high ground to leverage to the world. We need to stop making these messes in the first place and start focusing on the US more.



posted on Sep, 25 2018 @ 06:48 PM
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We're there illegally and we need to leave. To hell with Israel. This has nothing to do with them and if they stick their noses in they can deal with it. Let Syria and Russia sort things out. We are not needed.



posted on Sep, 25 2018 @ 06:51 PM
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a reply to: RickyD

Bolton claims that Putin would like Iran to leave too.



posted on Sep, 25 2018 @ 06:57 PM
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a reply to: CriticalStinker

I bet they do as its putting their interests at risk just as we should want Israel to stop taking preemptive action in other countries...but so far it seems like we are taking the bully-ish dictatorial stance much more than our boogie men (Russia/Iran)



posted on Sep, 25 2018 @ 06:57 PM
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Iran will figure it out one way or another. They seem intent on playing tit for tat though, so we shall see how exactly they believe they will retaliate for any perceived slight.



posted on Sep, 25 2018 @ 06:59 PM
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a reply to: CriticalStinker

We could straighten this out re Syria if the globalists would stop causing problems to the point that we can't work with RUSSIA!!

Russia is a threat to the globalist structure and especially in conjunction with a U.S. Prez that desires to steer away from globalism.

Hopefully in spite of all that it will still become expedient for them to boot Iran out anyway.





edit on 25-9-2018 by The GUT because: (no reason given)



posted on Sep, 25 2018 @ 07:04 PM
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a reply to: CriticalStinker

I'd like them all to leave.

I'd have liked the West to involve themselves CIA alliances in the first place like I, others and even Syria asked in the first place.

I'd have liked millions of innocent people to not be dead or forced to be refugees.

I'd have liked this conflict to last a year at most.

I'd like the sovereignty of Syria to be respected.

I don't like illegal proxy wars.

I don't like illegal raids because iranians.

I don't like chemical warfare.

I don't like the insinuation of chemical warfare.

I don't like tear gas either but then that's totally not a chemical or used on civilians like ever.

I don't like buzzwords for that matter...

Despite my post I don't like making blunt points that seemingly couldn't penetrate a jelly yet here I am making the same points I've been trying to drive home since this conflict began and evolved.

I guess all I can say is get the f out of Syria and don't put ya nose where it doesn't belong... Aimed at the US, UK, Israel and Turkey.

Because ya know what?

It's civilians that feel the pointy end of the stick when stuff like this goes horribly wrong. I'm looking to the future, the devastation and the terrorism.

We're a race defined by our disgrace. We're pathetic.
edit on 25-9-2018 by RAY1990 because: Spelling



posted on Sep, 25 2018 @ 07:08 PM
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a reply to: The GUT

Well for once it looks like sanctions are working as intended and Iran is about to take a 30-40% hit to oil sales...I doubt they will make it 6 months under such loss of income. Their hand is played and they lost on the river card.



posted on Sep, 25 2018 @ 07:13 PM
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a reply to: RAY1990

Don't gotta convince me, no sovereign country has attacked us since WWII, and when we've won one war since then, the gulf.

Waste of money, waste of life.



posted on Sep, 25 2018 @ 07:15 PM
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a reply to: The GUT

I was happy to hear Russia was going to take over Syria, I figured let their tax payers fund a global police force instead of ours.



posted on Sep, 25 2018 @ 07:18 PM
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This is another example of Israel driving American foreign policy. Israel's interests are defended at the cost of American lives and taxpayer money.



posted on Sep, 25 2018 @ 07:25 PM
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a reply to: ecapsretuo

All while they are the aggressors. Imagine a world where the US acted as they do on every percieved threat...my god the carnage that would ensue.



posted on Sep, 25 2018 @ 07:29 PM
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a reply to: CriticalStinker

I feel people with our stance towards international power plays are fast becoming a minority of minorities.

We're on the road to nowhere...



posted on Sep, 25 2018 @ 07:32 PM
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originally posted by: RAY1990
a reply to: CriticalStinker

I feel people with our stance towards international power plays are fast becoming a minority of minorities.

We're on the road to nowhere...


Pretty much, pretty sad when even the Democrats are pro war. Obama's foreign policy was a continuation of Bush's.



posted on Sep, 25 2018 @ 08:22 PM
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a reply to: CriticalStinker

Just your average coin with two sides.

Flip it all you want. It still has the same value, a value that we all should know by now is vastly and fast diminishing.

No need for history lessons... Remember, Chamberlain was a coward despite the fact the majority of Brits didn't desire war. Technically it wasn't our war. We never did invade Russia for invading Poland.

Meh. Hypocrites and patriots often wear the same outfit me thinks. And the sheep?

They go baah baaaah!



posted on Sep, 26 2018 @ 07:45 AM
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a reply to: worldstarcountry




John Bolton mentioned recently while commenting on the unacceptable transaction of Russia delivering the S-300 air defense missile system to Syria that we are committed to the protection of our Israeli allies


How does a defense system in syria cause harm to Israel?



posted on Sep, 26 2018 @ 08:25 AM
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Syria asked Iran for help. Iran has every right to be there. The West ignores the fact that Iran and their allies are almost singlehandedly responsible for the Islamic State's defeat in Syria and Iraq. A guy the west calls a terrorist, Major General Soleimani, has been the Islamic State's most effective opponent.

Without Iran and Hezbollah the Islamic State would still be a significant fighting force in the region.

The rest of the world support Syria. Russia, Iran, China, Egypt, South American countries, most African countries. It is only America, Western Europe and their puppetmasters in Saudi Arabia and Israel who would see the secular government fall.



posted on Sep, 26 2018 @ 08:25 AM
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a reply to: worldstarcountry

So, what happens when Syria's U N representative ask for sanctions to be imposed upon any government whose forces are not present in his country by invitation of the Syrian government and classes them as invaders?

This should require the U N to come to the assistance of Syria, being a full member in good standing, and expel any invading forces and impose sanction on them.

Of course, I know the U N does not function as it was originally designated, but I am still curious about the outcome of such actions by some of the countries which are not being "occupied" by U S forces.



posted on Oct, 1 2018 @ 03:12 AM
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I'm beginning to think that the game Red Alert was the preparation of the Americans to world domination....



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