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Pentagon Claims US Authority to Shoot Any Syrian Govt Official Who Tries to Take Control of Syrian Oil

Pentagon Claims US Authority to Shoot Any Syrian Govt Official Who Tries to Take Control of Syrian Oil

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  1. Publicly declaring intent to commit a war crime. That’s a bold move Cotton.

  2. So where are the sanctions for america? How the fuck can our EU government defend sanctions against russia over crimea but dont say anything against USA?

  3. It’s pretty crazy to think that Syrian oil was literally taken just like the oil meme says

  4. We are not at war with Syria. We are basically just stealing their oil.

  5. The mask has slipped off the face of the US. And what’s beneath is pretty ugly.

  6. The U.S. is simply serving Israeli interests in Syria.

    They’re occupying the oil fields to prevent Syria from obtaining oil. It’s also why the U.S. forced Gibraltar to seize an Iranian tanker delivering oil to Syria.

    The U.S. is also illegally occupying the Al Waleed border crossing (Al-Tanf), to prevent weapon shipments coming in from Iran through Iraq.

    The U.S. works for Israel.

  7. We cannot be bothered to protect our Kurdish allies, but we will be damned if we will let anyone take the damn oil.

    Trump has degraded America.

  8. I guess we gotta let em fight like school children so they don’t complain as much when we take their toys.

    I hate being surrounded by Trumpians…

  9. This shouldn’t be funny but everyone who said this 15 years ago was called a conspiracy theorist.

    US hegemony is based on control of petrochemicals and its blatantly obvious now.

    **O**peration

    **I**raqi

    **L**iberation

  10. So not killing enemy because they’re a danger to the western world, etc, just kill them for precious oil ? Imagine that, signing up to military to save the world from greedy leaders who are a threat and and you’re literally working for them.

  11. Shout out to the US Military, you’re now officially serving to protect Israeli sovereignty and imperialist oil fields. God bless you.

  12. Sanctioned looting?

    That will go over well

  13. The true purpose of war, stealing resources. Always was.

  14. Only govt officials? I should also mention civilians as history as taught us about US military.

  15. and yet again the US fucks over other nations for no reason at all other than greed

  16. They hate us for our freedom

  17. Oilperation Syrian Freedumb has gone full-gas-station-robbery

  18. So that other countries can shoot US official who tries to take control of American properties !!

  19. “Pentagon officials asserted Thursday U.S. military authority over Syrian oil fields because U.S. forces are acting under the goal of “protecting Americans from terrorist activity” and would be within their rights to shoot a representative of the Syrian government who attempted to retake control over that country’s national resource.”

    So basically we invaded their oil fields, and if they try to get their oil back we label them as terrorists and shoot to kill. Nice job America, you’re the terrorist in this situation

  20. Basically an act of terrorism. Oh the irony

  21. It started off with the US accusing Syria of using chemical weapons with no evidence …. still think they used them ?

  22. I’m pretty sure it’s the other way around

  23. They have to demonstrate hostile intent. It’s the same everywhere US troops are. It would be interesting to see whether the revenue is actually getting to the Kurds.

  24. “Pentagon officials asserted Thursday U.S. military authority over Syrian oil fields because U.S. forces are acting under the goal of “protecting Americans from terrorist activity” and would be within their rights to shoot a representative of the Syrian government who attempted to retake control over that country’s national resource.”

    So basically we invaded their oil fields, and if they try to get their oil back we label them as terrorists and shoot to kill. Nice job America, you’re the terrorist in this situation

  25. Oil boys are Yee hawing all over syria

  26. And sadly, they can do whatever the fuck they want.

    Worst they can expect is a strong worded letter.

  27. There’s no legitimate authority to any government anymore

  28. The title is kinda bs though. The article itself says they’re allowed to act in self defense when being approached agressively. The title heavily implies that when an official from the Syrian gov comes along to say, we’ll take over now, he can just be shot in the face, while that isn’t exactly true

  29. This is Chump’s Wag the Dog moment to distract from the impeachment hearings. Yes, he is that evil – and that dumb.

  30. Only one thing to say, what if Obama did it.

  31. And how do you get the oil out of the country? And what company wants trade sanctions to do this?

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