Who said the war is off? Nimitz Rerouted To Syria As More Destroyers Arrive; Syrians Mock Obama; Saudis Drum Up Support For Syrian Strikes
it’s not a war we are just co-incidentally placing large amounts of military vehicles, equipment and troops just next door.
| By Tyler Durden
While it is unknown is the US is suddenly focusing more on non-Cyprus based air support in the aftermath of the Cypriot decision to prohibit the launch of air strikes from its territory (just in time following a Russian agreement to restructure Cyprus debt), what is known, according to Reuters, is that while broad popular opinion is that the war drums are beating far more quietly following Obama’s Saturday punt to Congress (a decision which can certainly still go either way), the US has decided to reroute CVN-68 USS Nimitz, and other ships in its strike group including four destroyers, in direction west toward the Red Sea “to help support a limited U.S. strike on Syria, if needed, defense officials said on Sunday.”
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