Pentagon: 75,000 Troops Needed To Disarm Syria
It’s just as well, because reports show that the Pentagon has known for over a year that it would take 75,000 ground troops to seize the chemical agents from the Middle East country. Before Syria accepted John Kerry’s idea and Russia’s proposal to have the international community take control of Syria’s weaponry, the White House was intent on using force to keep Syrian forces from gassing its own people.
Many allied nations - and United States citizens – are opposed to the measure. And for good reason: many believe that if the U.S. went into Syria, even for the sake of putting chemical warfare in check, all hell would break loose.
But the good news won’t entirely crush the government’s duplicitous plans. It might actually do the opposite.
As with everything our government does lately, most are convinced that there’s more than meets the eye when it comes to Syria. If the Pentagon knew that 75,000 armed troops would be required to achieve this particular mission, it would be a tragic case of history repeating itself…
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