Sunday, June 30, 2013

If Egypt Turns Violent, US Marines Will Be Sent To Protect The US Emabssy And It's Citizens

Protesters destroy an American flag pulled down from the U.S. embassy in Cairo, in protests against US-made film insulting Prophet Mohamed, September 2012 (Photo: Reuters)

Out Of Precaution, Marines On Ready To Go To Egypt To Protect U.S. Embassy, Citizens -- CNN

U.S. Marines stationed in southern Europe have been put on alert as a precaution in advance of expected large demonstrations and potential unrest in Egypt this weekend, CNN has learned.

About 200 combat capable Marines in Sigonella, Italy, and Moron, Spain, have been told to be ready to be airborne within 60 minutes of getting orders to deploy, according to two administration officials.

The units have several V-22 tilt-rotor aircraft that would carry troops and infantry weapons to Egypt to protect the U.S. Embassy and American government personnel and citizens if violence broke out against Americans.

The planned demonstrations are aimed against the Egyptian government.

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More News On US Marines Being Prepared To Go To Egypt If The Situation Deteriorates

US Marines Put On Alert To Move Into Egypt Amid Violent Protests -- Business Insider
US moves to protect its citizens amid tensions in Egypt -- Ahram Online
Marines on Alert in Advance of Egypt Protests -- PJ Media
Marines on alert as Egypt ready to explode -- Rick Moran, American Thinker

My Comment:
It appears that the U.S. is expecting the worse.

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