While all eyes are directed to the hideous Sandy Hook massacre and Obama plays big daddy the US government does what it does best: It prepares for another war in which no doubt hundreds of children will die for absolutely no reason in brutal acts of senseless violence.
Update: the logical response did not take long. From moments ago: Iranian Army chief says Patriot missiles in Turkey would set stage for “world war” – ISNA News Agency. We now await a response from Russia, China and other regional powers who may not be quite as comfortable as Turkey with having yet another branch of US liberating forces (especially when it has implications on Russian and Qatari gas pipeline plans) operating in their back yard.
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Even as the Nobel peace prize award-winning administration has been vocally partially withdrawing, but never fully, US troops from various middle eastern nations over the past several years, it appears that it has decided to open up a brand new military front, and position US soldiers in yet another hotspot, which is sure to escalate in the future, namely Syria, where yesterday, quietly in the media blanket coverage of the Newtown tragedy, the Pentagon said that some 400 US troops and several Patriot missile batteries would be stationed as part of a NATO force to protect Turkey from “potential Syrian missile attack.”