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Obama’s climb-down on Syria attack spells “military nightmare” for allies Israel, Turkey, Jordan

US President Barack Obama’s about-turn Saturday night, Aug. 31 on the planned US military operation against Syria’s chemical weapons has shaken up the volatile Middle East balance of strength, spelling for Israel, Jordan and Turkey what Western and Israeli military … Continue reading

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Full Disclosure: What the Media Isn’t Telling You About War in Syria

Why are we supporting al Qaeda and the slaughter of Christians, Jews and Muslims in Syria? Click here to see a video of the beheading of a Christian in Syria. David DeGerolamo

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Large US Marine force lands in Aqaba to deploy on Jordanian-Syrian border

A large American military force disembarked Tuesday, June 4, at the southern Jordanian port of Aqaba – ready for deployment on the kingdom’s Syrian border, DEBKAfile’s exclusive military sources report. The force made its way north along the Aqaba-Jerash-Ajilon mountain road … Continue reading

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US Patriots relocate from Gulf to Jordan. Israel and Turkey pool Syria intelligence

Israel and Turkey agreed last week to start pooling their incoming intelligence on the Syrian civil war, debkafile’s intelligence sources report exclusively. Exchanges will take place at the highest level between Mossad Director Tamir Pardo and Hakan Fidan, head of Turkey’s … Continue reading

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US troops sent to Jordan to counter Syrian attack on kingdom

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Wednesday, April 17, that 200 troops of the US 1st Armored Division had been ordered to deploy in Jordan. DEBKAfile’s military sources report that they are being sent on arrival to the north and ranged … Continue reading

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Al Qaeda brigade captures Syrian-Israeli-Jordanian border junction

The highly strategic intersection of the Syrian, Israeli and Jordan borders, just east of the Golan, was captured by the Al Musanna Brigade of al Qaeda’s Syrian arm, Jabhat al-Nusra on Passover Eve, Monday, March 25, DEBKAfile’s exclusive sources report. This … Continue reading

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Assad to Beirut: Sack Lebanese army chief or more air raids.

The Syrian conflict spread in earnest to Lebanon Monday, March 18, when the Syria Air Force carried out bombing runs over Syrian rebel jumping-off bases inside Lebanon that are used for their attacks on government forces. DEBKAfile’s military sources report … Continue reading

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Russia slams Israeli attack on Syria. US forces in Jordan on alert

The Syrian announcement of an Israeli air strike on a military site near Damascus Wednesday, Jan. 30, drew strong condemnation from Moscow the next day: “Such action if confirmed would amount to unacceptable military interference in the war-ravaged country,” said the … Continue reading

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US, Israel, Turkey, Jordan primed to strike if Assad activates chemical weapons

US forces in the region, Israel, Turkey and Jordan were all braced  Monday night, Dec. 3 for action against Syria in case Syrian President Bashar Assad ordered his army’s chemical warfare units to go into action against rebel and civilian … Continue reading

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Jordan on the brink: Muslim Brothers mobilize for King Abdullah’s overthrow

Jordan’s Muslim Brotherhood has given King Abdullah II notice that he has until October to bow to their demand to transform the Hashemite Kingdom into a constitutional monarchy or face Arab Spring street pressure for his abdication. DEBKAfile’s Middle East … Continue reading

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Saudis forces mass on Jordanian, Iraqi borders. Turkey, Syria reinforce strength

The Syrian crisis was Friday, June 29, on a knife edge between a Western-Arab-Turkish military offensive in the next 48 hours and a big power accord to ward it off. DEBKAfile’s military sources report heavy Saudi troop movements toward the … Continue reading

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Facebook Used to Organize Protest Against Israeli Embassy in Jordan


Facebook is being used to organize a Million Man March on September 15th in Jordan to remove the Israeli embassy. What does Facebook spokesman Andrew Noyes say about this planned protest? “The page doesn’t violate our Statement of Rights and … Continue reading

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