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YNET: 75 Additional US Troops Headed To Sinai
US boosting troop presence in Sinai after bombing that wounded 4 Americans and a general deterioration of security situation in the desert peninsula.
The United States is sending an additional 75 troops and other military assets to Egypt's Sinai Peninsula to bolster the security of international peacekeepers, who have come under attack from militants in recent days, the Pentagon said on Thursday.
Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook said the deployment included a light infantry platoon and forward surgical teams, as well as equipment and vehicles.
"Our concern right now, our top priority, is the safety and security of those US personnel there," Cook said.
The announcement came a week after bomb attacks wounded six soldiers, including four Americans, who were assigned to the Multinational Force and Observer (MFO) peacekeeping mission. Cook said planning began before that incident.
The MFO was created as a result of the 1979 peace treaty between Egypt and Israel and is based in Sinai, the peninsula that lies between Israel, the Gaza Strip and the Suez Canal.
There are more than 700 US troops are currently based in Sinai, the majority of whom are in the southern part of the peninsula, said Pentagon spokesman Major Roger Cabiness.
Israel has called on Egypt to crack down on growing lawlessness in the Sinai, which has become a hideout for jihadi groups opposed to Israel.
Islamist militants were suspected of killing 16 border guards last month in North Sinai, prompting Egypt to send armored vehicles and hundreds of troops in the biggest build-up in the demilitarized zone since Egypt's 1973 war with Israel.
Esser Agaroth (2¢):
Who else completely forgot, or never knew in the first place that there were U. S. troops stationed in the Sinai Peninsula, as part of international
Are there any in Jordan, where the threat is almost, if not already across its border? If not, why not?
Are we seeing a build up of excuses for the U. S. to bring troops into Israel to
John Kerry's desire to station U. S. troops in Israel's Jordan Valley, supposedly to allay Israel's fears of insurgents crossing the Jordan River, resulting from negligence or collaboration from a future Psuedostinian Arab Terrorist state.
U. S. troops are also in Jordan.
I also still contend that they will very likely be part of future expulsions from Yehudah and Shomron (Judea and Samaria), so that the Israeli Government will not have to be concerned with soldier trauma, resistance to fighting with fellow Jews, and refusal to carry out anti-Torah orders.
Let us also not forget that the U. S. already has troops in Israel itself. U. S. troops have been here off and on since 1991 as part of missile defense in one form or another.
What? You thought they all left after 2003, and then again after each of the various conflicts, necessitating their operation of "Iron Dome" to protect us? Guess again.
The U. S. Government's interest in asserting control, not just in the Middle East as a whole, but in Israel itself, is coming at us in all directions: The "Piece Process," and Jordan Valley troops, the Sinai, probably threats from Russia trying to noise its way into Syria and else, and of course, the Iran Deal, the contents of which the Iranian leadership knows more about the deal than the Israelis stuck in the middle, let alone the American voters.
Arabs just want all of it.
|PA President Mahmud Abbas|
and his Pseudostinian Vision
The U. S. appears to get something out of this, too, beside "regional influence" or the "securing of petroleum resources."
Israel is not just stuck in the middle; Israel is the target, Israel is the ultimate goal.
הִנֵּה אָנֹכִי שָׂם אֶת-יְרוּשָׁלִַם סַף-רַעַל, לְכָל-הָעַמִּים--סָבִיב; וְגַם עַל-יְהוּדָה יִהְיֶה בַמָּצוֹר, עַל-יְרוּשָׁלִָם. וְהָיָה בַיּוֹם-הַהוּא אָשִׂים אֶת-יְרוּשָׁלִַם אֶבֶן מַעֲמָסָה, לְכָל-הָעַמִּים--כָּל-עֹמְסֶיהָ, שָׂרוֹט יִשָּׂרֵטוּ; וְנֶאֶסְפוּ עָלֶיהָ, כֹּל גּוֹיֵי הָאָרֶץ. (זכריה יב,ב-ג)
Fortunately, the God-less powers that be, as well as the West and the Arabs, and Persians will have a very rude awakening to face.Behold, I will make Jerusalem a cup of staggering unto all the peoples round about, and upon Judah also it will fall to be in the siege against Jerusalem. And it shall come to pass in that day, that I will make Jerusalem a stone of burden for all the peoples; all that burden themselves with it shall be sore wounded; and all the nations of the earth shall be gathered together against it. (Zech. 12:2-3)
בַּיּוֹם הַהוּא, יָגֵן יְהוָה בְּעַד יוֹשֵׁב יְרוּשָׁלִַם, וְהָיָה הַנִּכְשָׁל בָּהֶם בַּיּוֹם הַהוּא, כְּדָוִיד; וּבֵית דָּוִיד כֵּאלֹהִים, כְּמַלְאַךְ יְהוָה לִפְנֵיהֶם. וְהָיָה, בַּיּוֹם הַהוּא; אֲבַקֵּשׁ, לְהַשְׁמִיד אֶת-כָּל-הַגּוֹיִם, הַבָּאִים, עַל-יְרוּשָׁלִָם. (זכריה יב,ח-ט)
In that day shall the Lord defend the inhabitants of Jerusalem; and he that stumble among them at that day shall be as David; and the house of David shall be as a godlike being, as the angel of the Lord before them. And it shall come to pass in that day, that I will seek to destroy all the nations that come against Jerusalem. (Zech. 12:8-9)Read more about the troop build up at Tomer Devorah.