Libya v2.0: US to Establish “Aerial Blockade” on Syria, Shelling Should Begin Shortly

Posted on Feb 26, 2012 in Police, Military, & War

Kevin Hayden –

Source: Ynet News

The Pentagon is readying for the possibility of intervention in Syria, aiming to halt Syrian President Bashsar Assad’s violent crackdown on protesters, the newspaper Asharq Al-Awsat reported Saturday, citing a US military offical.

Hayden’s Note:

Also of interest – I’ve heard various reports of troops readying for deployment to Kuwait in preparation for an intervention (pre-emptive, aggressive war) in Iran.  It would seem to me that we will likely see major conflict involving Iran before June.  When Iran is backed into a corner, they will lash out. We currently have 48+ bases surrounding their country.  What else do you expect?

According to the official, the intervention scenario calls for the establishment of a buffer zone on the Turkish border, in order to receive Syrian refugees. The Red Cross would then provide the civilians humanitarian aid, before NATO crews would arrive from Turkey and join the efforts.

The measure would pave the way for the US to declare an aerial blockade on Syria. (Another “no-fly zone?” Libya 2.0)The intercession is to be modeled after NATO’s efforts in Kosovo, which brought an end to the Serbian control of the region. NATO’s plan of action included prolonged aerial shelling.

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