6,000 U.S. Troops to Take Part in Jordanian Eager Lion Military Exercise

            Source: Department of Defense U.S. forces along with those from more than 20 other nations will begin military exercises in Jordan next week. Pentagon Spokesman Army Col. Steve Warren said today Eager Lion 14… Continue Reading

Jordan redeploys military along border with Syria

Source: Jerusalem Post/Reuters The Jordanian military is redeploying its forces along the Hashemite Kingdom’s lengthy border with Syria in light of the deteriorating security situation on the frontier, the London-based Arab-language newspaper Al-Hayat reported on Monday.The newspaper quotes Jordanian sources as saying… Continue Reading

IDF Human Intelligence Division ‘UNIT 504′ recruiting agents to work against Syrian jihadists

Source: Middle East Monitor Israel is deeply concerned after Syrian opposition forces were reported to have control of more than 70 per cent of the border area, the Jerusalem Post said on Friday. In a report Israel’s security and intelligence… Continue Reading

Jordanian air strike destroyed Al Qaeda raider force heading for secret US-Jordanian training facility

        Source: Debka The Royal Jordanian Air force strike Wednesday, April 16, against a combat vehicle convoy from Syria destroyed an Al Qaeda raider force on its way to attack US military targets in the kingdom, debkafile’s… Continue Reading

Airbridge transporting jihadis from Jordan to Turkey

Source: al-akhbar Turkey is not alone in supporting jihadis in the battles in Latakia’s northern countryside. Recent information revealed the existence of an airbridge between Jordan and Turkey, transporting jihadis after they are trained on Jordan soil. Syria’s southern battlefront… Continue Reading

U.S. shifts Syria proxy strategy to ‘southern front': CIA operatives giving cash-stuffed envelopes to rebel fighters

            Source: LA Times The Free Syrian Army commander, head of a moderate rebel force fighting just across the border in southern Syria, watched helplessly for months as better-funded Islamist militant groups peeled off half the 2,000… Continue Reading

U.S. sends additional Special Forces to train Jordanian and Iraqi forces

Source: Reuters he United States recently sent a small number of special forces soldiers to Jordan to train with counterparts from Iraq and Jordan, a new step in the Obama administration’s effort to help Baghdad stamp out a resurgent al… Continue Reading