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2019-10-26 Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Pentagon chief: US troops, armored vehicles going to Syria oil fields
[IsraelTimes] Pentagon chief Mark Esper said Friday that the United States will leave more American troops and armored vehicles in eastern Syria to help prevent Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that they were al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're really very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear western pols talk they're not really Moslems....
bandidos turbans from gaining access to oil fields controlled by US-allied Syrian Kurds. That deployment will likely include tanks, a US official said.

The defense secretary confirmed that the US will send in an armored force to the region, but he did not provide details or the number of troops.

His comments at a news conference at NATO
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. A cautionary tale of cost-benefit analysis....
headquarters in Brussels reflected one more change in what has been a rapidly shifting US stance on American forces in Syria.

Just last week, President Donald Trump
...His ancestors didn't own any slaves...
insisted that all 1,000 American forces in Syria would leave the war-torn country. Then he acknowledged that a couple hundred would stay at the al Tanf garrison in the south.

The US official who send the deployment probably would include tanks offered no more details. This official was not authorized to discuss internal discussions about military planning and spoke on condition of anonymity.

He said the US wants to ensure that Islamic State bandidos turbans do not get access to the oil, which could give the krazed killer group to obtain resources to rebuild.
Posted by trailing wife 2019-10-26 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6479 views ]  Top
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#1 This makes sense. Stolen oil is where ISIS gets its funding and stolen oil props up the muzzist gummint in Turkey. Strangle em both.
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-10-26 00:40||   2019-10-26 00:40|| Front Page Top

#2 And, US Army gets to play to its strengths.
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-10-26 00:42||   2019-10-26 00:42|| Front Page Top

#3 As long as the oil field force has U.S. air support, everything will go as planned.
Posted by Besoeker 2019-10-26 02:07||   2019-10-26 02:07|| Front Page Top

#4 Deters the Russians from trying to seize the oil fields again.
Posted by Pancho Flerens6518 2019-10-26 02:15||   2019-10-26 02:15|| Front Page Top

#5 Yes, CHVK Wagner Group, a Russian private military company (PMC) experienced a very rude awakening near a Syrian oil field back in Feb of 2018.

The Russian doesn't have much, but he has a pretty good memory.

Newsweekarticle found here.
Posted by Besoeker 2019-10-26 02:21||   2019-10-26 02:21|| Front Page Top

#6 Because God forbid there is some oil supply in the world that is not controlled by the globalists. Jesus Christ. It's like a parody of what the antiwar protesters said about the Iraq war, only this is for real.

"Let us put Americans to death in a meaningless war to save the precious oil!" We're really in clown world.
Posted by Herb McCoy  2019-10-26 03:18||   2019-10-26 03:18|| Front Page Top

#7 Ref #6: Please consider comment #1 in some depth and get back to us later in the day with your follow-up assessment.
Posted by Besoeker 2019-10-26 03:25||   2019-10-26 03:25|| Front Page Top

#8 Being Herb means never having to think deeper than a slogan
Posted by Frank G 2019-10-26 07:46||   2019-10-26 07:46|| Front Page Top

#9 Being Herb means never having to think deeper than a slogan

A meme acts as a unit for carrying cultural ideas, symbols, or practices, that can be transmitted from one mind to another through writing, speech, gestures, rituals, or other imitable irritable phenomena with a mimicked theme.
Posted by Skidmark 2019-10-26 08:12||   2019-10-26 08:12|| Front Page Top

#10 When you actually think things through, you discover some situations are messy. As HL Mencken said, "Every problem has a simple, easy to understand wrong solution."
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-10-26 08:22||   2019-10-26 08:22|| Front Page Top

#11 It's like a bad parody of what the Left thinks the US government does. "We must seize the oilfields" I used to make fun of them for that shit. But now here it is.
Posted by Herb McCoy 2019-10-26 08:45||   2019-10-26 08:45|| Front Page Top

#12 Let ISIS have the oil. Let Turkey buy it cheap to prop up their failed muzzist economy. It's like legalizing fentanyl because dead kids are preferable to a prison state. Does that about cover it, Herb?
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-10-26 08:59||   2019-10-26 08:59|| Front Page Top

#13 I don't want endless, needless war at all. But our neighborhoods look like hell if we don't cut the grass. Capice?
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-10-26 09:03||   2019-10-26 09:03|| Front Page Top

#14 our neighborhoods look like hell if we don't cut the grass

Desert landscaping is both eco-friendly and maintenance lite...
Posted by Skidmark 2019-10-26 10:05||   2019-10-26 10:05|| Front Page Top

#15 I'm sure turning it into a nice sheet of glowing radioactive glass would be entertaining.
Posted by Silentbrick 2019-10-26 10:20||   2019-10-26 10:20|| Front Page Top

#16 I'm sure turning it into a nice sheet of glowing radioactive glass would be entertaining.

Entertaining, oh yes. But the only way they learn is if you give em that 7th century they want. No water, electricity or modern medications. They can send a guy on a camel when they tire of it.
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-10-26 10:33||   2019-10-26 10:33|| Front Page Top

#17 Syria isn't "our neighborhood". American national and strategic interests in Syria are utterly nonexistent.
Posted by Herb McCoy 2019-10-26 13:45||   2019-10-26 13:45|| Front Page Top

#18 "I don't give a rat's patoot that somebody shot Archduke Ferdinand (who?) in a country nobody ever heard of. If it didn't happen in my neighborhood, I don't care."
Posted by SteveS 2019-10-26 13:57||   2019-10-26 13:57|| Front Page Top

#19 Yes, it doesn't even have to be a successful hit. We went to Iraq because Saddam allegedly tried to whack Poppy. I suspect the CIA did the alleging.
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-10-26 16:06||   2019-10-26 16:06|| Front Page Top

#20 John Brennan did the alleging you mean. He was in charge of ME Ops back in 2002-2003. Funny how he screwed up so bad and still found his way into the Directors Chair.
Posted by Charles 2019-10-26 17:16||   2019-10-26 17:16|| Front Page Top

#21 No
They killed Baghdadi!
Posted by 3dc 2019-10-26 23:41||   2019-10-26 23:41|| Front Page Top

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