06-03-2015 12:25 AM
The Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey, he may be in the end sending units of special forces (commandos) US to Syria to support the moderate opposition fighters who train and Washington.
Gen. Dempsey told the Senate Armed Services Committee in the Senate, he was’ in the event of Field Command asked me to or from the Secretary of Defense to send special forces to support the Iraqis or the new Syrian forces (…), and if we found that this is necessary to achieve our goals, then it would be This is what Sentlbh of President (Barack Obama) ‘.
But an official at the Pentagon downplayed the statement, adding that Gen. Dempsey did not change his position at all on the Syrian situation because it ‘is not an option to send US troops to Syria’ only if their mission was to save an American pilot shot down or crashed.
The source said, on condition of anonymity, said the evidence that what he said Gen. Dempsey is nothing more than ‘default’, which is that the moderate Syrian opposition forces have yet to begin their training.
Gen. Dempsey made a similar statement, but it singled out exclusively Iraq, where there are currently more than two thousand American troops providing advice and training to Iraqi government forces and Kurdish Peshmerga forces, in order to fight the organization ‘Daash’ extremist.
The Pentagon announced last week that the training of moderate Syrian opposition fighters would begin ‘within four to six weeks.’
It is scheduled to be deployed in Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Qatar, a total of a thousand US troops to help train fighters from the Syrian opposition to moderate later sent to Syria to fight regulation.
The US strategy against al ‘Daash’ to defeat in Iraq first. In Syria says Washington that it takes probably several years before he could moderate opposition fighters to make progress against the extremists.
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