Angry Egyptian rejection of military deployment in Syria

“The Egyptian Armed Forces are not mercenaries and cannot be leased or ordered by foreign states to deploy in a certain area,” said Mohammad Rashad, Deputy Minister of Egyptian intelligence Thursday. Responding furiously to US media reports that President Donald Trump was considering creating an Arab coalition force to take over from US troops in eastern Syria, Rashad went on to say “This is not acceptable. No one should dare to direct or give orders to Egypt’s army.”

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17 thoughts on “Angry Egyptian rejection of military deployment in Syria

  • Apr 19, 2018 @ 13:58 at 13:58
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    But at the end whether he likes it or not… Its rother an Egypt israeli border or Egypt Iranian, the second one is no option.

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    • Apr 20, 2018 @ 3:44 at 3:44
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      US had lost syria and they know it

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      • Apr 21, 2018 @ 5:21 at 5:21
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        US never had Syria to begin wtih

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  • Apr 19, 2018 @ 14:08 at 14:08
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    I can’t understand Sisi’s feigned agitation. He knows Trump-speak. He is a leader who does not hold his pinches and just gets the job done.

    These Arab leaders can no longer sit on their hands if they want to confront the lranian threat. The can no longer order around America, using American soldiers as their mercenaries and defenders.

    These Arab leaders need to get their military into Syria and spend their own treasure and lives if they want to defeat Iran and the bloody anarchy which is Syria.

    America has had enough of the jihadists who make genocide and then order the West to clean up their messes.

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    • Apr 19, 2018 @ 14:10 at 14:10
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      “pinches” = punches

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    • Apr 19, 2018 @ 15:05 at 15:05
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      defeat Iran? the Russians will fck you all up. You went into Iraq, balls deep, and Iran fckd you up. You created Isis from the Sunni insurgency and you created from Saddams administration the Kurdish dreamers who you are throwing to the dogs. Clearly, you are outmatched, superman.

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      • Apr 19, 2018 @ 21:10 at 21:10
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        In the meantime Muslims kill more Muslims! Idiots like you want to con us into thinking that the infidels kill Muslims. Infidels just prevent Muslims from killing their own. In preventing and in self defense against Islamists, a few get knocked off.

        Sis I and other Arabs get more US aid and military support and subsidized arms than the US sells to Israel so the Arabs should take off their dresses and fight the Iranians because Iranians are not great fighters but have the advantage of Russian and North Koreans propping up their military.

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      • Apr 19, 2018 @ 22:24 at 22:24
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        RUSSIANS have found their master: THE US ;the arab coalition will be protected by US .the russia will not the risk to be crushed by US . IT IS A MATTER OF TIME RUSSIA WILL LEAVE SYRIA

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    • Apr 19, 2018 @ 15:23 at 15:23
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      It’s just that the Eygptian are not fools to die massively from the fierce ASSAD’s allies worse than going to Yemen to fight bare footed Houthis.

      US knows this and neither Israel dare to be slaughtered there.

      No it won’t happen as long as Assadand allies are still intact .
      Any force going in there would be slaughtered

      Smart Trump for once

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      • Apr 21, 2018 @ 7:36 at 7:36
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        Oh puhleaze! The Syrians and their allies know that regardless of what they try in the rest of the Middle East, if they screw with ISRAEL they will be ground into Dust. That includes not only Assad, HisBollocks and I-Ran ( which is exactly what they do in battle) but also the Turkish inflated flatulent FullofHot Erdogan and for good measure, all Russian military assets in Syria. A Russian response to a counter-attack by ISRAEL under such circumstances would precipitate WWIII, and the Russians would come out somewhere short of First Place. Think they would want to risk it by putting everything on the Red???

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  • Apr 19, 2018 @ 15:19 at 15:19
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    Not sure why Egypt is protesting. They are already well supported and held up in government by the US so “renting” them out to help in Syria is a quid pro quo.

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  • Apr 19, 2018 @ 18:15 at 18:15
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    The best design strategy for the Iran issue must focus on the exceptional finesse that Iran marble quarries could provide.

    Or, a serious planning for the Temple reconstruction, would immediately show that the quantities and dimensions of marble blocks, by choice of color, are restrictive because of going over the whole volume of marble available in the Middle Orient.

    Same goes for the ceder and incenses required for the Temple, but the luck is there, ready to pluck up, because of the Liban’s Hezbollah and their alliance with Iran.

    But, in terms of peace treaties, other than the obligation to provide these materials (and their transport) there should be kept a good level of respect and responsibility, and so to offer the peoples of these lands the chance to grow the pride and honour of helping for the Temple reconstruction.

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  • Apr 19, 2018 @ 19:08 at 19:08
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    Nobody DID give orders to the Egyptian army. Quit being a puppet and think for yourself. Trump called for a Arab coalition; he did not order anything. It is up to the coalition, if any, to decide who does what, goes where, anything at all. Trump only can request, it is up to you to respond. If Egypt is out, that is fine. We will measure our friends by what they do and say.

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  • Apr 19, 2018 @ 21:41 at 21:41
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    Iran will take over , any issue ?

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    • Apr 19, 2018 @ 23:48 at 23:48
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      Iran will take first under, then it is over.
      See?
      It is important to perceive the steps and the main phases.

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  • Apr 19, 2018 @ 22:28 at 22:28
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    This is Egypt telling their Arab street that they won’t go in to Syria so the Shias don’t act against them now. Once they are in with the Saudis, they’ll be on the front foot.

    If no support, trump will likely pull funding as he has to the Palestinian terrorists. The Egyptians would historically shift to Russia but they won’t want to be in a tent with the Iranians and other shias.

    What a conundrum for the Sunnis!

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  • Apr 20, 2018 @ 19:10 at 19:10
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    Egypt is going to war one way or another. Sadly, everyone will be at war. Deep state will have it no other way and the “hidden hand” is stacking the deck and dealing the cards. Everyone at the table except the dealer … looses.

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