Comments:Syrian government: U.S. helicopters attack farm on Syria-Iraq border
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If they got the target
The operative word is IF. It always sounds good but the US leadership bureaucracy starting at the president on down is such an unwieldy beast it can never seem to react quickly enough to get the assets needed where they are needed when they are needed, or they end up breaking down the wrong door. I just hope the boots on the ground are not blamed if it did go wrong or any of the got injured in all this. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 18.104.22.168 (talk) 12:05, 27 October 2008 (UTC)
Why do they still get their citizens support? TROOPS DO NOT WORK FOR THE CITIZENS OF THE USA OR THEIR PROTECTION. Nope, Troops work for your lovely corporations. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 22.214.171.124 (talk) 12:13, 27 October 2008 (UTC)
- Because were not morons who believe what our enemy's say on their state run media.
Us Syria attack!
- totally forget the fact it was a terrorist staging ground. Come on people are you doing this on purpose or what?
Believing a country ran by a dictator and supporting Terrorist that are killing our troops. Is it because you hate Bush that bad or you guys are that retarded? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 126.96.36.199 (talk) 21:00, 27 October 2008 (UTC) Are these two Countrys even dictatorships? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 188.8.131.52 (talk) 12:31, 28 October 2008 (UTC)
Do we have any reaction from the US military other than acknowledgement that the investigation is started? Do they confirm the raid itself or deny it? I think it is important, and this needs to be clarified in the article 184.108.40.206 13:18, 29 October 2008 (UTC)
US Helicoptors Attack Farm on Syria-Iraq Border
We would learn a number of months later that Vice President Dick Cheney had been given authority by President Bush to use a group of Special Operations troops without consulting other hi level military or diplomatic personnel. As I watched video of the location of the shootings and dead bodies on gurneys from Syrian TV on LINK TV, I immediately suspected Cheney. He had attempted at least twice to precipitate an attack against Iran and been stopped. This attack against a location in Syria just ten days before the presidential elections of 2008 would have been classic Cheney. He would have hoped that the Syrian government would retaliate in some way which would have helped to create a large counter-attack by US forces against the Syrians. This would have brought out every flag waving gullible fool in the US to vote for John McCain in the election. The Syrians were smart enough to realize that they were being baited and didn't retaliate and the story disappeared in about one day in the US. Frank Newman "Aarky" Ft. Smith, Arkansas,USA —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 220.127.116.11 (talk • contribs)