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Western troops in place to protect Jordan from Syrian spillover

Higher number of troops than announced includes special forces

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/live_from_the_arab_spring/article/western_troops_in_place_to_protect_jordan_from_syrian_spillover

Ahmed Thiabat sits on his balcony in Jordan overlooking the Syrian town of Tal Shehab just over the Syrian border. This once tranquil farmland has become a battleground for troops loyal to Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad and rebels fighting to unseat him.

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