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Pentagon Revises Estimate: Taking Syria’s Chemical Weapons Requires 75,000 Troops

It hasn’t even happened, but the speculative US invasion and occupation of Syria is getting bigger and bigger, with the Pentagon revising August estimates about a plan to seize Syria’s chemical weapons arsenal up, saying now that they would require 75,000 troops.

That’s a significant increase over August, when they estimated 50,000 to 60,000 troops were needed for this mission, which officials continue to insist they are preparing for the possibility of launching.

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The Young People

Should scream "HELL NO WE WON'T GO"! Remember that video of Bush looking under the podium and saying "No WMD under here, hahaha, No WMD under there, hahaha"? How many families of dead and wounded vets do you suppose saw the humor in that? When will they ever learn? Geez I keep going back to things they used to say in the Nam days!

skippy

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Draft???

I hope not

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James Madison

Thanks for posting this important information.

I appreciate the comment how many of the other countries in NATO being war fatigued already.

Thanks for the feedback DeMolay

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Umm, was that the same amount

needed to take Saddam's WOMD? Oh that's right, there weren't any WOMD, so it should take 0 troops for 0 weapons.Plonkers.

Neo-cons cooking another war

Another artificially created war.

I can see Obama saying in 4 years why troops have to stay in Syria until 2022.

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Yee Haw

More WMDs!!!!! Whooopee, another war to find the fake WMDs!!!! We gotta find 'em!!!