US Troops Take Charge of Missiles in Turkey

Meanwhile, Damascus gas station bombing kills 11

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 4, 2013 6:00 AM CST

(Newser) – Twenty-seven US troops have landed in Turkey to operate missiles near its border with Syria. The troops, whose deployment was announced last month, will be in charge of Patriot missiles officially controlled by NATO, CNN reports. Meanwhile, in Syria itself, opposition forces are battling for...   Read full story »


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