US to Send Missiles, 400 Troops to Turkey

NATO force to defend against Syrian missile threat

By Newser Editors and Wire Services

Posted Dec 14, 2012 4:45 AM CST | Updated Dec 14, 2012 7:48 AM CST

(Newser) – The Pentagon says it will send Patriot air defense missiles and 400 troops to Turkey as part of a NATO force meant to protect Turkish territory from potential Syrian missile attack. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta signed a deployment order today en route to Turkey from...   Read full story »


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