US Considers More Drills And Troops In Greece To Boost Operations In Middle East, Northern Africa

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US Considers More Drills And Troops In Greece To Boost Operations In Middle East, Northern Africa

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The US is considering to increase drills and rotate more troos in bases in Greece, which is a logistical hub for the US-led operations in hotspots in the Middle East and northern Africa.

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford told reporters in Athens on Spetmeber 4 that Greek officials “made a general overture saying they would be willing to consider that, and I certainly was enthusiastic about the possibility”. He added that US European Command and the US State Department will work with the Greek side on these plans.

“We … have taken advantage of Souda Bay — it’s a critical piece of infrastructure here in the region, and Greece has also been open to expanding training opportunities for our forces that are stationed in Europe, in particular for U.S. Army units to do training with helicopters,” Dunford told Department of Defense News.

The US military is actively using facilities in Souda Bay and Larissa Air Force Base to carry out training and intelligence activities as well as to operate some aircraft. According to an official version of the events, the increased military presence in Greece will allow the US to boost its anti-terror activities across the region.

At the same time, this move will allow the US-led military bloc to further increase its military activity along the Russian borders.

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  • Merijn

    GO HOME YANGEESE!! Get Your Stuff and F*ck Off U.S…. No One wants You around any more… Stay on your Own Island…

    • Sinbad2

      Nobody ever wanted them.
      Did you know they attacked Korea in the 1800’s, to force the Koreans to trade with the USA?

      • Merijn

        The Natives of the Americas for sure didn’t want these Evil Scumbags… but they got these Anglo-ZioNazis anyway…. they Destroyed the Country and its inhabitants in 150 Years… Exterminated the Wildlife, Destroyed Nature and completely Polluted it… and Created a Lot of Wars & a Debt to the Rest of the World of 210 Billion Dollar…and still DARE TO BLAME OTHERS..They are a Discrace…!! The Purest Evil…Right in our Face

      • Ivan Freely

        I believe it was the Japanese. Commodore Perry IIRC threaten them with cannon fire.

      • Brother Ma

        Yes just like UK did to China in 1840s etc. Gunboat diplomacy

        • Sinbad2

          The British also flooded China with opium, today the US floods opponents with heroin and cocaine.
          Nothing will change until these two countries are brought under control.

  • Tommy Jensen

    What are US military and UK military doing based in Romania, long way from home, fooling around in the Black Sea???

    • jade villaceran

      They were told that black sea resort have a nude beach, they want to see and try it

    • Sinbad2

      They are doing what they always do, trying to rule the world.
      The US is the Emperor, and the UK Darth Vader.

  • Ivan Freely

    Besides open conflict, as long the USD is still valued by others, and the printers are running 24/7, there isn’t much anyone can do about it.

    • Sinbad2

      You would think after seeing what the US has done to the currencies of Argentina Venezuela and Turkey, people would start buying gold and silver coins. Your country could be next on the US hit list, and gold and silver are the only viable insurance.

      • Ivan Freely

        Since China, India and Russia have been in a buying frenzy in the past several years, it’s next to impossible to get any significant amount of Gold and Silver bullion. This is why BitCoin (which I don’t trust) is valued at such a high price.

        • Sinbad2

          Yes BitCoin is the triumph of stupidity over commonsense.
          As for gold, I think that soon it will break out.
          Just prior to the 2008 economic collapse, the fraudulent bonds the US banks were selling actually got rated higher in safety. The American, and to a lesser extent the British banks can and do manipulate virtually all markets.
          They are selling down gold, because they fear a global loss of confidence in the US dollar. They will destroy the currencies of all other nations, to try and make the US dollar look good.
          The world is in for a bumpy ride.

  • Operation Marita.

    • Brother Ma

      Yep. Second time around. I like how Dunce Dunford tries to tell us that Greece asked America to come into Greece. Haha. I do not think so.
      What value the Americans being in Greece,to the Greeks? Absolutely none!

      The Americans are going into Greece to prevent Greece invading Albania and Skopjean Republic that have been USA darlings for too long. Also ,will ensure that if Turkey and US make up ,then Turkey can ride rough -shod over Greece.

      Where are big gas /oil pipelines coming into europe going to be ? Greece.

      Where will maritime one road of China come to Europe through. Pireaus .Greece. Get the picture?

      One last benefit to the yanks? They can ensure Greece has no power to swamp the swamp monkey jihadists flooding into Europe. Remember, US grand plan has always been to destroy EU unity! Bring in headchoppers by the millions and you cause EU to be a shithole like the USA so making USA relatively better than the EU socially.

  • Skagos

    Horrible article. This is US’s new strategy to contain Turkey. Rest is just a series of excuses.

    • FlorianGeyer

      This will drive Turkey even closer to Russia, but the US have never been much good at analysing historical ‘fault lines’ anywhere.

      • so

        Doubling down on failure. The american way.

      • Skagos

        You are absolutely right. US’s dreams of creating a Kurdistan to counter Iran’s ambitions in the region and appease Israel’s wishes will fire-back and create a second Iran(Turkey)

  • Sinbad2

    Sounds like the US is admitting it has lost Turkey.

    • Feudalism Victory

      Yup but really not too much of a step back and totally worth it to anger turkey.

      • Sinbad2

        You think that Turkey will be angry that the USA will no longer occupy their country, and drag them into pointless wars?

  • Sinbad2

    I wonder how many people know, that at the end of WWII, Greece wanted to align with the Soviet Union.
    The US/UK bombed Greece, then installed a military dictator.

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  • Feudalism Victory

    Just in time for turkey to have a civil war.