Thursday, September 25, 2008

U.S. Army Unit to Deploy On American Streets

Is the United States preparing for civil unrest?

As Bush attempts to scare the American people into a bailout plan, as Commander and Chief he is ready to deploy American troops into American cities.

Is the United States government expecting civil unrest and the need for crowd control due to U.S. financial collapse? Read More....

Yes, according to Democracy a U.S. Army Unit is to be deployed in October for Domestic Operations.

According to Democracy beginning in October, the Army plans to station an active unit inside the United States for the first time to serve as an on-call federal response in times of emergency. The 3rd Infantry Division’s 1st Brigade Combat Team has spent thirty-five of the last sixty months in Iraq, but now the unit is training for domestic operations.

The unit will soon be under the day-to-day control of US Army North, the Army service component of Northern Command. The Army Times reports this new mission marks the first time an active unit has been given a dedicated assignment to Northern Command. The paper says the Army unit may be called upon to help with civil unrest and crowd control. The soldiers are learning to use so-called nonlethal weapons designed to subdue unruly or dangerous individuals and crowds. More>

Cross posted at African American Political

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