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Russian arms sales to Syria worry the US and Isreal…..

The Russian’s are working on supplying Syria with fighter aircraft,  armoured vehicles and air defense missile systems…..

These action’s ……

Which will provide the Russian’s with cash…..

Will cause headaches for the UNited Sates and Israel which do not want Middle East countries arming themselves..

While the US has supplied the same level equipment to other Middle East countries…

Syria is seen as a Iranian proxy state….Than helps support terrorism

With Iran bent on obtaining a nuclear weapon…and the Israeli’s and the United States basically unable to stop them…

A rearmed of Syria is not what they want to see……

Russia is supplying Syria with warplanes, armored vehicles and air defense systems under existing contracts, ITAR-Tass News Agency quoted the head of the country’s state military agency as saying.

Mikhail Dmitriyev, head of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation, said Russia was selling Syria MiG-29 fighter jets, Pantsir short-range air defense systems and armored vehicles.

No further details were provided.

President Dmitry Medvedev this week paid the first-ever visit by a head of state from Moscow to Damascus, where he said the use of nuclear energy “may get a second wind” in Syria – a remark that prompted concern from Washington.

Russia’s arms sales and possible nuclear cooperation with Syria, which has close ties to Iran, is unnerving for Israel and the U.S., which earlier this month renewed sanctions on Syria for another year, accusing it of supporting “terrorist” groups……



May 17, 2010 - Posted by | Aircraft, Blogs, Breaking News, Counterpoints, Government, Media, Men, Military, Politics, Projections, Updates | , ,


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  2. I am SURPRISED they are not worried about BUGGED equipment

    I was under the impression Obama didnt want to make the BIG tactical mistake of Adolf Hitler

    Piss off the Russians

    without Pissing off Russia

    I see Obama with FIVE TERMS .. and leading the nation through another WORLD WAR

    Comment by Timothy Leal | May 18, 2010 | Reply

  3. Syria is one carrier battle group from having no military.

    “the use of nuclear energy “may get a second wind” in Syria ”

    Still one wonders? Did Saddam move any WMD technology or WMD’s over the border during the war? If so, smuggling this junk to Iran or other places might seem logical.

    Comment by Manila Calling! | May 19, 2010 | Reply

  4. Israel would know..I assume Syria has been penetrated by the Israeli Intelligence services

    Comment by jamesb101 | May 19, 2010 | Reply

  5. Five terms?

    Comment by jamesb101 | May 19, 2010 | Reply

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