According to first-hand accounts and reports provided to Boiling Frogs Post by several sources in Jordan, during the last few hours foreign military groups, estimated at hundreds of individuals, began to spread near the villages of the north-Jordan city of “Al-Mafraq”, which is adjacent to the Jordanian and Syrian border.
According to one Jordanian military officer who asked to remain anonymous, hundreds of soldiers who speak languages other than Arabic were seen during the past two days in those areas moving back and forth in military vehicles between the King Hussein Air Base of al-Mafraq (10 km from the Syrian border), and the vicinity of Jordanian villages adjacent to the Syrian border, such as village Albaej (5 km from the border), the area around the dam of Sarhan, the villages of Zubaydiah and al-Nahdah adjacent to the Syrian border.
Another report received from our source in Amman identified an additional US-NATO Command Center in “al-Houshah,’ a village near Mafraq.
Update 1: Today at 12:00 P.M. we contacted DOD Press Office via two voicemail messages and one e-mail asking for comment(s) on this story. As of 6:00 P.M. EST we have not heard back.
Update 2: Another journalist with a major mainstream media publication was told by his editors that there would be no coverage or follow up on these developments.
Report: Arab foreign ministers to meet over Syria (Reuters)
No. 370 - December 9, 2011 - 11:00 p.m. ET) Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: “Canada is deeply concerned by reports indicating that Syrian security forces are encircling the city of Homs. Such actions are unacceptable and must stop immediately. “We strongly condemn the continuing violence against civilians, and urge the Syrian authorities to stop their campaign of terror on the innocent, who are merely exercising their fundamental rights. “The world is watching and the international community will judge the Assad regime accordingly. Those implicated in acts of aggression will be held accountable by the international community. “Canada urges its citizens currently in Syria to leave now, while commercial means are still available.”
Looks like it is going down soon.
Originally posted by ludshed
Not usually like me to put the brakes on but shouldn't we have heard some kind of confirmation on this by now? If you search "troops on the Jordan-Syria border" every single link on first 2 pages of hits comes back to this one vid originating from; "boiling frogs"? And in the vid the source said "the soldiers were speaking english or maybe french". I know spanish is the most widely spoken language but I think, thanks to hollywood pumping their brainwashing around the world that english would be the most recognizable. But the biggest problem I have with this being true is it makes no sense; if US or nato troops were going to attack or deploy a no fly zone (aka kinetic military action) they would have no need to be in jordan whatsoever. We already have major bases to the north, SE, SW and the US navy's 6th fleet in the med. Why would you deploy troops, and only "hundreds" to jordan when you already have thousands of them as well as hundreds of spec-ops, air and fire bases already within range along their largest border; iraq? Unless you wanted them completely surrounded which isn't really necessary in modern warfare.
Edmonds has continued to make various allegations and claims about operations within the FBI. Many of her allegations about the 9/11 attacks and nuclear proliferation have been reported in the media and published online, and she continues to publish open letters on her personal website, Just a Citizen. On August 8, 2009, Edmonds gave sworn testimony accusing current and former members of the government of treasonous activity. A video of her deposition and PDF transcript is available online as well as an easy-to-read HTML transcript.
In August, 2004, Edmonds founded the National Security Whistleblowers Coalition (NSWBC), which exists to assist national security whistleblowers through advocacy and reform. Edmonds is also the founder and publisher of the Boiling Frogs Post, an online media site that aims to offer nonpartisan investigative journalism.
In September, 2006, a documentary about Edmonds case called Kill the Messenger (Une Femme à Abattre) premiered in France. The film discusses the Edmonds case as well as offers interviews with various involved individuals. In the film Edmonds, former CIA agent Philip Giraldi, and others say that Israel was a significant actor in the illicit activities Edmonds discovered.
If you search "troops on the Jordan-Syria border" every single link on first 2 pages of hits comes back to this one vid originating from; "boiling frogs"?
I know spanish is the most widely spoken language but I think, thanks to hollywood pumping their brainwashing around the world that english would be the most recognizable.
Why would you deploy troops, and only "hundreds" to jordan when you already have thousands of them as well as hundreds of spec-ops, air and fire bases already within range along their largest border; iraq?
The Syrian regime, which has endured nine months of civil unrest spurred by the Arab Spring as it swept across the Middle East, has armed its medium-range missile arsenal with chemical warheads.
According to a report published by the Sabah daily Sunday, Damascus armed 600 one-ton chemical warheads to use in the event of a foreign military intervention. Furthermore, President Bashar al-Assad ordered the deployment of 21 missile launchers along its border with Turkey. Syria’s medium-range missiles that can be equipped with chemical warheads have a range of up to 1,300 kilometers and would include the southern and central provinces of Turkey.
According to the daily, the Syrian military keeps its stockpile of chemical warheads in secret facilities in and around the capital city of Damascus. In mid-November, President Assad held a special meeting with top commanders of the Syrian army and argued over how to respond to a possible military intervention by the international community. Additionally, Russia, which stood by the Assad regime’s defiance of international pressure on Damascus, sent 3 million gas masks to the troubled country. Most of those masks will be distributed to the regime’s loyalists, the families of soldiers and Baath supporters. The distribution of the masks is set to be completed by the end of December, according to the daily.
Syria is believed to have had a chemical weapons arsenal for more than three decades. Following heavy defeats against Israel in conventional warfare, international defense sources believe that following the Yom Kippur War of 1973, Hafez al-Assad, the former general of the Syrian Air Force, decided to bolster Syria’s strategic position through the development of ballistic missiles to counter Israel’s superiority in conventional warfare. The unchallenged superiority Israeli air forces led Syrian generals to push for other means to protect the regime. From then on, Syria has launched clandestine efforts to develop chemical warheads with ballistic missile delivery systems.
TextSyrian guards killed two armed "terrorists" who were attempting to infiltrate the country from across the border with Turkey, SANA state news agency reported on Tuesday.