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NATO says anti-missile defense
for Turkey does not open door
to Syria intervention

Washington Post, by Anne Gearan

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 12/4/2012 8:51:17 PM

Brussels - NATO agreed Tuesday to send new American-made air defenses to Turkey’s volatile southern border with Syria, a boost to an alliance member on the front lines of Syria’s civil war and a potential backstop for wider U.S. or NATO air operations if the situation deteriorates further. The alliance’s approval of Patriot anti-missile batteries represents NATO’s first significant military involvement in the 20-month-long crisis, even if it falls well short of rebels’ demands for help. NATO and U.S. officials insisted that the system is entirely devoted to defending Turkey and is not a precursor

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It can be said of the Middle East that "the road to Hell is paved with good intentions." Hopefully, they will have been made in the USA and with it, jobs. Always bet on weapon´s suppliers. There´s always conflict going on in more than one place on the Earth.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: provide, 12/4/2012 10:55:16 PM     (No. 9049041)

Let them get their hardware from their Chinese sponsors.

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