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Report: Americans training Syria rebels in Jordan
Published: 10.03.13, 22:20
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1. are they..
daniela ,   panama   (03.10.13)
going to be trained as Osama Bin Laden was trained to fight the russian back in the 70 and then turn against the americans????
2. Now that Eric Holder's finished...
Eaglebeak ,   Left Coast, USA   (03.10.13)
running guns to Mexican drug lords with Obama's approval and protection perhaps he can now run guns to Syria instead. We wouldn't want U.S. citizens to have them.
3. Traing camps
Stan Marsh ,   South Park/USA   (03.10.13)
In future jihadists will no longer have to travel to desert camps on the outskirts of Pakistan they can now get full training from the Americans. This is how far down the rabbit hole we have gone.
4. King Abdullah Center
Mark of Lewiston ,   USA   (03.11.13)
The King Abdullah training center was build by Jordan and the US during the Bush years. PA Security forces get Israeli-approved training there. It is used by regional forces for training. This is no secret. Untwist your underwear. The UAE has a merc army organized by Blackwater that has a lot of US and UK x-special forces.
5. #2
Obama has been supplying Syrian Jihad with weapons and training since the beginning of the civil war. Many of the high quality attacks against Assad were done with American planning and intelligence, if not also active participation. It is illegal, but less bad then flooding a friendly country like Mexico with guns.
6. This is so Obvious!!!
Ilan ,   Ramat Gan, Israel   (03.11.13)
That's what capitalism is all about? Its all about money. Private security firms and ex soldiers found a way of making money, and they're doing what any good business man would do. Go to where the money is. If you think they have been giving any thought to future consequences of their actions, than you are Naive! There is geopolitics, and then there is business! Both take advantage of the other if only for financial gain.
7. someone has to do something...if Israel wont
JS ,   USA   (03.11.13)
8. This training could be done in more controlled circumstances
tom ,   tel aviv   (03.11.13)
in US proper. Americans could be issuing special visas for "rebel fighters" and their families. As we see, we live in a world of endless possibilities!
9. Yeah. Upgrade their proficiency at warfare and killing
Harry Wright ,   UK   (03.11.13)
and put sophisticated lethal weapons in their hands and you'll have a huge problem on your hands later. Israel is in for one helluva backlash. And to think that Obama is clandestinely arming and training these barbaric rebels while at the same time, he is disarming Americans so they can't protect themselves. How ironic!
10. History repeats itself....
Koose E Mack ,   NY NY   (03.11.13)
Today's rebels will be tomorrows Jihadists!
11. #6 not capitalism
israel israeli ,   tel aviv   (03.11.13)
No one wants to be constrained by others, certainly not Obama. What is this "congress" that should tell him what to do? Instead of US armed forces that are under congressional supervision, you have a hyper-militarized CIA, paramilitary groups like TSA and DHS, and of course, "contractors" who are paid in mysterious ways to do things. The British did the same thing when they did not notice how their officers took vacations in 1948, and all ended up volunteering to help the Jordanian army ethnically cleanse Jews in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem. It is not like it was official policy, was it?
12. Is "Rebell yell" by Billy Idol being played at the camps?
tom ,   tel aviv   (03.11.13)
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