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U.S. to give additional $60M
in aid to Syrian opposition

CNN, by Jill Dougherty

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Posted By:abuela10, 2/28/2013 7:31:46 AM

Rome - The United States will provide an additional $60 million in assistance to the Syrian opposition over the coming months, Secretary of State John Kerry announced Thursday. Kerry announced the aid after he met with Syria´s national opposition coalition leader, Moaz Al-Khatib, in Rome. The funds will enable the opposition coalition help local councils and communities in liberated areas expand the delivery of basic goods and essential services. They will also help with administrative functions, including security, sanitation and educational services.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: saryden, 2/28/2013 7:46:51 AM     (No. 9200434)

I see that clock rolling over our huge debt... and the treasonous Rats in our government borrow yet more to give to the Muslim Brotherhood. "Non-lethal" equipment (which used to be military secrets) will go to them.. and sometime our defense forces will face that.
Remember when W was criticized for "nation-building?".. for the national debt?.. for taking cheap vacations to his farm to cut brush?
Oh, we had it so good then!!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: alpha91c, 2/28/2013 8:12:41 AM     (No. 9200483)

In the meantime, our troops in the forward firebases in Afganistan eat cold rations for breakfast, because we cannot affort to provide them with a hot meal. Military budget cuts don´t you known.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Pearson365, 2/28/2013 8:13:04 AM     (No. 9200484)

Re: "Additionally, CNN reported Wednesday, the Obama administration is considering providing more nonlethal military equipment that could assist the Syrian rebels in combat, including night vision goggles, body armor and military vehicles."

Kerry is as unhinged from reality as Obama, and together, these two narcissists will ensnare us in the Syrian conflict. Once it goes badly, with al-Qaeda and Hezbollah assuming control after slaughtering the "moderate rebels", neither Obama nor Kerry will mention Syria again.



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Reply 4 - Posted by: Dragonslayer2, 2/28/2013 8:24:04 AM     (No. 9200505)

No, no,no. Do not give 60 million or whatevger to any opposo9ition party in a foreign namtion. As some pof uis have noticde, we are deeply in debt and having no bnbusiness giving oiur money away to questgioinable entities.,

The last time we helped opposition movements, in Libya and Egypt, it resulted in the deposition of two people, Mubarak and Ghadaffi, who weren´t causing us any trouble, and resulted in the Morsi nonsense in Egypt and the attack on our people in Libya.

If you don´t know anything about governing, stop trying to do it.



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Reply 5 - Posted by: Dragonslayer2, 2/28/2013 8:26:48 AM     (No. 9200512)

My typing is getting worse. May have to stop doing that. Being 82 is a bazitch.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: gabula, 2/28/2013 8:44:53 AM     (No. 9200545)

Forward Califate, Forward!!!

Gabula

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Reply 7 - Posted by: JAN, 2/28/2013 9:05:40 AM     (No. 9200597)

Oh really???

About that sequester money.........

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Felixcat, 2/28/2013 10:05:10 AM     (No. 9200747)

Wasn´t there something in the news about a certain US Navy aircraft carrier that couldn´t be deployed to the Persian Gulf because of budget cuts...

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