US officials: US considers training Syria rebels

Sep 5, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: SanLuisObispo.com

In this June 18, 2013, file photo, U.S. Marines monitor Eager Lion multinational military maneuvers in Quweira, 186 miles south of Amman, Jordan.

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Since: Nov 08

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#1 Sep 5, 2013
The Russians said they caught some rebels on the border with Sarin gas?
Does our stupid insane President even know what he's doing?

“Obama tells the right to...”

Since: Jun 07

shhhh... STFU, you lost...

#3 Sep 5, 2013
President Obama has brilliantly placed Assad in a weak position just by declaring a red line was crossed and talking about attacking Syria.
Assad has moved his troops out of strategic positions and given the rebels a big advantage. The ignorant tea-baggers have been on here since Obama said he was going to the Congress talking stupidity as Obama has all but already created a big win for the rebels and our allies in the Middle East.

Never bet against Black you silly tea-bagging fools, LOL!
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#4 Sep 5, 2013
"Chris Matthews of MSNBC:-“I think the Democrats are going to be forced to sacrifice men and women who really, really don’t want to vote for this. They’re going to have to vote for it to save the president’s hide. That’s a bad position to put your party in 2014.”
Ralph

Coleman, MI

#5 Sep 5, 2013
Marine Corp Pat wrote:
President Obama has brilliantly placed Assad in a weak position just by declaring a red line was crossed and talking about attacking Syria.
Assad has moved his troops out of strategic positions and given the rebels a big advantage. The ignorant tea-baggers have been on here since Obama said he was going to the Congress talking stupidity as Obama has all but already created a big win for the rebels and our allies in the Middle East.
Never bet against Black you silly tea-bagging fools, LOL!
What allies? Here are the rebels obomber wants to train. http://atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com/atlas_shru...
Gotel John

Noblesville, IN

#6 Sep 5, 2013
Marine Corp Pat wrote:
President Obama has brilliantly placed Assad in a weak position just by declaring a red line was crossed and talking about attacking Syria.
Assad has moved his troops out of strategic positions and given the rebels a big advantage. The ignorant tea-baggers have been on here since Obama said he was going to the Congress talking stupidity as Obama has all but already created a big win for the rebels and our allies in the Middle East.
Never bet against Black you silly tea-bagging fools, LOL!
Pat! this remind of Powell worked for Bush2;) stop cheerliter yo Dr. Obama;)
Gotel John

Noblesville, IN

#7 Sep 5, 2013
;)))))))) stop barking! let bite now!!;-000
Gotel John

Noblesville, IN

#8 Sep 5, 2013
Eighthman wrote:
The Russians said they caught some rebels on the border with Sarin gas?
Does our stupid insane President even know what he's doing?
relax 8ball! Congress&President on vacation with God20!!;)

Since: Aug 13

Bozeman, MT

#9 Sep 5, 2013
Marine Corp Pat wrote:
President Obama has brilliantly placed Assad in a weak position just by declaring a red line was crossed and talking about attacking Syria.
Assad has moved his troops out of strategic positions and given the rebels a big advantage. The ignorant tea-baggers have been on here since Obama said he was going to the Congress talking stupidity as Obama has all but already created a big win for the rebels and our allies in the Middle East.
Never bet against Black you silly tea-bagging fools, LOL!
STOCKHOLM — A defiant President Obama declared his credibility was not on the line when it came to Syria. Instead, he said, it was the credibility of Congress, and the international community, that was on the line.

“First of all, I didn’t set a ‘red line,’ the world set a red line,” Obama said at a joint press conference in Stockholm with Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt.“The world set a red line when governments representing 98 percent of the world’s population said the use of chemical weapons are abhorrent and passed a treaty forbidding their use even when countries are engaged in war. Congress set a red line when it ratified that treaty.”

Obama:“My credibility is not on the line. The international community’s credibility is on the line. And America’s and Congress’s credibility is on the line.”

As usual, this so-called world leader refuses to accept responsibility for anything that could have negative results.
Faster Cars

Chino, CA

#10 Sep 5, 2013
He wants to train the rebels???? That be the muslim brotherhood? A known and current enemy of the United States.

Figures from a person who blames everybody else for drawing a red line to begin with. Everybody except himself for saying it. What a piece ofshyt.
Faster Cars

Chino, CA

#11 Sep 5, 2013
Presdent isn't very American, is he?

“Open your eyes”

Since: Sep 09

Central Florida

#12 Sep 6, 2013
Ya know, training rebels has worked out so well for the US. Looks like we have no memory skills.

The Mujahadeen worked out so well in the 80's didn't it?

“i hope we can change this!”

Since: Aug 08

usa

#13 Sep 6, 2013
The Obama administration is considering a plan to use U.S. military trainers to help increase the capabilities of the Syrian rebels, in a move that would greatly expand the current CIA training being done quietly in Jordan, U.S. officials told The Associated Press on Thursday

Read more here: http://www.sanluisobispo.com/2013/09/05/26681...

okay loons...
justify THAT!
conservative crapola

Allentown, PA

#14 Sep 6, 2013
carey529 wrote:
Precedent: raygun's training of the contras by the cia, under the raygun doctrine.
Eleanor

Mundelein, IL

#16 Sep 6, 2013
carey529 wrote:
The Obama administration is considering a plan to use U.S. military trainers to help increase the capabilities of the Syrian rebels, in a move that would greatly expand the current CIA training being done quietly in Jordan, U.S. officials told The Associated Press on Thursday
Read more here: http://www.sanluisobispo.com/2013/09/05/26681...
okay loons...
justify THAT!
How odd:

On one hand, Obama wants to train a group of people to attack their government.

On the other hand, Obama wants to DISARM American citizens.

Makes NO SENSE, other than maybe he is AFRAID some of our citizens may want to do the SAME here!
hal

Maringouin, LA

#17 Sep 6, 2013
Marine Corp Pat wrote:
President Obama has brilliantly placed Assad in a weak position just by declaring a red line was crossed and talking about attacking Syria.
Assad has moved his troops out of strategic positions and given the rebels a big advantage. The ignorant tea-baggers have been on here since Obama said he was going to the Congress talking stupidity as Obama has all but already created a big win for the rebels and our allies in the Middle East.
Never bet against Black you silly tea-bagging fools, LOL!
MARINE IMPOSTER-youre the worst coward ever and as a fake marine you wont have to go anywhere but behind your computer! you said Obama has created a big win for our allies and the REBELS?these REBELS are mostly al Qaeda which is killing American soldiers in Afghanistan?this is what scum like you calls a win?helping al Qaeda is a good thing to you?youre a yellow scum bag with a mouth as big as odummys ears!
halito

Winnemucca, NV

#19 Sep 7, 2013
So where's the temple of karnak? Or Carnality? Next to the Cosmopolitan?
halito

Winnemucca, NV

#20 Sep 7, 2013
Is Underwood singing....Holy Holy Holy so many holies in Football.....and Swiss cheese....
halito

Winnemucca, NV

#21 Sep 7, 2013
Enquiring mines want to know.....knosos

Since: Aug 13

Bozeman, MT

#22 Sep 7, 2013
steve richards wrote:
<quoted text>
al quaida is on the run, right, douchebag?
LOL...and only 15-25% of the Syrian rebels are, according to Lurch Kerry, "bad guys."

This administration is an embarrassing joke. Hey, blame it on a video!
see the light

El Paso, TX

#23 Sep 7, 2013
Syria see's Obama as the WIMP he truely is. All they have to do is wait him out. Obama tried to talk tuff by drawing a red line but as usual he was out-smarted and America is being laughed at once again..

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