3 articles tagged "US air strikes"
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Syrian Scud missile
Assad fires Scuds to stop Al Qaeda arm seizing chemical arms at Al Safira
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 13, 2012, 10:50 AM (GMT+02:00)

Since the US designated Jabhat al-Musra a foreign terrorist organization Tuesday, Dec. 11, its fighters have been advancing rapidly toward the Syrian army’s main chemical weapons store and chemical-tipped missiles at Al Safira. Assad fired Scuds in an effort to stop their advance. debkafile: If the rebels, spearheaded by the Islamist terrorists, break into the base and lay hands on chemical weapons and missiles, the US may have to mount an air strike against the rebels - instead of Assad’s army.

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Turkish air force choppers above Syria border
US weighs limited military action against Assad. Turkey may join
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 10, 2012, 11:42 PM (GMT+02:00)

Tuesday night, April 10, after Damascus skipped the truce laid down in the UN-Arab envoy Kofi Annan’s plan and escalated its attacks on the Syrian population, a change of tone was detected in Washington, reflecting the feeling that America can no longer stay aloof from the Syrian tragedy. One plan discussed is for a US air strike against an Assad regime and/or military target to show his loyal troops and the Syrian opposition that the Syrian ruler is fallible. Thursday, the UN Security Council will hear Annan's report.

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Blocked US convoys ablaze
US expands Afghan war arena into northwest Pakistan
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis October 2, 2010, 11:59 AM (GMT+02:00)

Has the nine-year deal for Pakistan to serve US-led NATO forces as their primary logistics and supply base run aground? Tempers are running high in Islamabad since US officials intimated that additional remote-controlled aircraft and helicopters from other Afghan sectors were brought in to strengthen the major new front opening up against Taliban strongholds in Pakistan's North Waziristan.
Pakistan blocked NATO Afghanistan-bound convoys at the frontier for the second day after dozens were torched.

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