Four U.S. soldiers were injured in a rocket attack early Thursday at the Green Village base, which is near Syria’s largest oilfield called Al-Omar, the U.S.-led anti-ISIS coalition said in a statement.
Military.com reported that U.S. troops have been in Syria since 2015 with the mandate to assist local forces in the fight against ISIS. The report said there are about 900 troops still in the country. The incident occurred after another high-profile attack on U.S. forces in the vicinity.
The New York Times reported that four U.S. soldiers were evaluated after the strikes for traumatic brain injury.
The rockets hit the base at about 1:09 a.m. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, an opposition war monitor, told The Associated Press that there were five rockets fired from the vicinity of where Iran-backed fighters have been based. (See “SYRIA: U.S. BACKTRACKS ON PULLOUT,” “ISRAELI AIRSTRIKES KILL 3 SOLDIERS IN SYRIA” and “ISRAEL KEEPS LAUNCHING MISSILES INTO SYRIA. WILL WAR ESCALATE?”)
PUBLISHER’S NOTE: As Gerald Celente has been stating since America’s illegal invasion of Iraq, based on lies that Saddam Hussain had weapons of mass destruction, “Do you think America would invade if Iraq’s major export was broccoli?” The same with Syria and Libya… it’s all about oil and U.S. domination.
The United States has no right to be in Syria, a foreign nation that is no threat, and has made no threats to America.
It also should be noted the initial reason given for U.S. military presence in Syria was not fighting ISIS, but rather President Barack Obama, The Noble Peace Prize winner, demanded that its president, Bashar al-Assad, had to go.
Yet, the American media and the public join against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, while they champion Washington’s foreign entanglements.