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Posted on 09/26/2019 8:26:35 PM PDT by vannrox
The use of technicals by military forces to round up citizenry as part of genocide.
This post looks into the role that (so called) technicals play in national upheavals. A technical is a pickup truck that has been modified into a mobile heavy weapons platform. These machines have been commonly used in just about every national conflict over the last two decades. Here, we look at the role that they have, and why there are used. As opposed to other vehicles constrained for other purposes. Summary
A technical is a light improvised fighting vehicle, typically an open-backed civilian pickup truck or four-wheel drive vehicle mounting a heavy weapon, such as a machine gun, anti-aircraft gun, rotary cannon, anti-tank weapon, anti-tank gun, ATGM, mortar, howitzer, multiple rocket launcher, or recoilless rifle, operating similar to a light military gun truck. The term technical is a neologism. In professional military parlance a technical is often called a non-standard tactical vehicle.
There are many uses for a pickup truck armed with heavy arms. These uses can vary from a personnel supporting role to that of an anti-aircraft platform. Sierra Leone warThe outcome of all state-sponsored genocide against a certain group of people is well recorded and predictable. Here is a photo from the Sierra Leone Civil War.
That being stated, over the last two decades the primary purpose of these technicals has been to collect, round-up, and secure unarmed civilians so that they can be easily herded into Safe Areas controlled by the insurgents employing the vehicles.
Important note. In order to illustrate some points, I have liberally sprinkled historical antidotes from various conflicts around the world and from different historical periods. When discussing Syria in 2014, for instance, please dont get confused when a quote appears about what the Japanese did to the Chinese in Nanchang in the 1930s. The point is that the events are similar independent of geography or historical episode. A Personal Interest.
Personally, I was unaware of the term technical up until a few years ago. When suddenly I started seeing pictures of the ISIS in Syria riding in brand (spanking) new Toyota pickup trucks with heavy weapons attached. To me it seemed eerily familiar to other events which unfolded in Africa, Bosnia, and South America. RUF soldiers 2 RUF soldiers in Sierra Leone. Note how well armed they are. Government forces working secretively set aside caches of weapons and ammunition for use by ideologically motivated regulars. Who then sprung forth when the time was right. They will be better armed than you. You had best be better trained.
For me, I wondered three things. Firstly  WHY were these civilian vehicles pressed into military service? Secondly and  HOW did the ISIS (a radical outlier) manage to obtain all these new trucks? And finally,  HOW were they being used?
Well, it turns out that I wasnt the only one wondering about these things. Others, many who were much smarter than myself pondered these questions, and after some investigative journalism came up with some answers. The ISIS was a creation of Barrack Obama.
It turned out that the Toyota trucks were supplied by the United States State Department, and pressed into service by the CIA. This was under the watchful eyes of then-President Barrack Obama. President Obama represented the Global Interests of a global socialistic community. He did not care for local Americans, as he viewed them as a part of an "old order" that must be discarded in favor of a new, more "enlightened" progressive way of doing things. President Obama represented the Global Interests of a global socialistic community. He did not care for local Americans, as he viewed them as a part of an old order that must be discarded in favor of a new, more enlightened progressive way of doing things.
The ISIS was a front organization for the CIA who wanted to manufacture a very powerful trans-national force in the Middle East. We know this is true because of the financial paper trail that remains.
The architects of this scheme were President Obama, the Saudi Government, and elements within Iran. (Yeah, what a bunch of strange bed-fellows.) But there you have it.
Globalists just think differently than us normals. I attribute it to massive amounts of mind-altering chemicals, and a life of ease without punishment. You do know, after all, that Mr. Obama never had a boss that he ever reported to, signed a W-2 form, or went through the dress-down experience of a layoff. Its a groomed life that he lived. Perfect for being a figurehead or a puppet.
Personally, I believe that hardship and toil makes us better, stronger and more sympathetic people. Its a shared human experience that you cannot isolate yourself from. People who never had these typical American experiences, end up living a life with the mentality of a ten year old.
Anyways, heres the smoking gun. (Not that you would ever see this reported on the mainstream American media.) Allocation of American taxiation to fund the procurement of vehicles to be used by the ISS. Allocation of American taxation to fund the procurement of vehicles to be used by the ISIS. Looks so nice. Give to Syria. Except that the recipient was not the Syrian government, but rather the ISIS group within the Syrian government.
Who was affected by this stoke of the pen by Obama
The people who paid for this were the American people through taxation. The people who suffered for this were the Syrian citizenry, who found their homes, lifestyle, and culture obliterated. The people who authored this, are now safe in their mansions. They are still partying, drinking chardonnay, and having a merry old time. (Obama, Hillary Clinton, and the various Middle Eastern interests.)
Moneys were diverted from the Afganistan allocations toward the ISS insergents. THis money was used to buy up equipment, weapons, and ammo to be used against the Syrian people in order to fun a new progressive wonderul all-islamic national unity. Moneys were diverted from the Afghanistan allocations toward the ISIS insurgents. This money was used to buy up equipment, weapons, and ammo to be used against the Syrian people in order to fun a new progressive wonderful all-Islamic national unity.
Lets start with how I got interested in this scheme of things. Lets look at Syria and the ISIS insurgency. In the process, lets look at their use of technicals and how they obtained them. The ISIS in Syria
I always thought of a pickup truck as something that you could fill up with a cord of wood, or transport a refrigerator in. Using it as mobile heavy machine gun platform seemed a little silly. For certainly the wheels would be shot out, and the engine destroyed within months of use. It is, after all an unarmored vehicle.
Out of the blue sometime during the Bush Presidency, the world became aware of the ISIS. It was never a serious threat, mostly constrained to being an outlier in that contentious region of hate, dust, and searing heat.
The ISIS mission was founded in 2004 to create a hard-line Islamic state crossing over the borders of Syria and Iraq. In the ideal manifestation, it would entail a huge swath of land including Iraq and Syria with political ties to Iran. The objective of the ISS was to create a powerful national state that occupied the territories of Syria and Iraq.The objective of the ISS was to create a powerful national state that occupied the territories of Syria and Iraq.
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has emerged from radical Sunni jihadists in Iraq who fought under the banner al-Qaeda in Iraq. Their goal since being founded in 2004 is to create a hard-line Islamic state crossing over the borders of Syria and Iraq.
Were they to achieve their aim, the new state would be a caliphate led by a supreme religious leader called a caliph.
The nations that would belong to the Caliphate are predominantly Sunni Muslim. Yet Iran--which sees the so-called Arab Spring as a divine signal from Allah that the Caliphate, to be led by Iran, is on the horizon and that the Mahdi is near--is overwhelmingly Shia.
- Would Muslims Accept Iran as the Leader of a New Caliphate
In order to capture and subdue large sections of flat desert land, and to subjugate the people there, the ISIS adopted a system of convoys of armed technicals.
The technicals would be used in such a way as to cut off egress out from a targeted city or town, and allow foot soldiers to go house to house and room to room capturing and seizing civilians.
Thus the role of the technical was strictly defined. Firstly, to transport elements to a targeted area. Then, seize strategic portions which would in effect, surround the target, and finally to cut off egress or escape from the enclosed area through use of their mounted weapons. ISS technicals in an anti-aircraft role. ISS technicals armed with anti-aircraft weapons. Toyota-made pickup trucks and sport-utility vehicles have been featured prominently in a number of ISIS propaganda videos used in Iraq, Syria, and Libya, according to ABC. Vehicles shown include the Hilux and the Land Cruiser. The weaponry appears to be Russian made L-70 or ZU-23-2B air defense systems.
Caliph means successor in Arabic, and a cleric with this title is regarded by Sunni followers as an Iman chosen by Allah from the Family of the House, direct descendants of the Prophet Muhammad.
One map (drawn up by ISIS as early as 2006) shows a region which includes much of north-east Syria and northern Iraq. The area, roughly the size of Belgium, contains many, many oil wells.
Obviously aside from all the religious attire, the purpose of this organization is to control access to oil and minerals in the region for personal profit. For a more pedestrian person such as my self, it seems like the motive is related to personal greed.
Yet, you just cannot draw lines on a map and make claim to them. You need to control and subjugate the people that live in those areas. Control of a region for profit ISS technicals used for personal transport, and fielding light machine gun weaponry. ISS technicals used for personal transport, and fielding light machine gun weaponry. ISIS has used these vehicles in order to engage in military-type activities, terror activities, and the like, but in nearly every ISIS video, they show a fleet a convoy of Toyota vehicles.
The Islamic world is complex, and in the political-religious sphere there were two groups at distinctly different objectives and behaviors.
Iraqi Shias (Conservative Muslim Nationalists.) Iraqi Sunnis (The progressive ISIS fighters.)
The single most important factor in ISISs activities is the conflict between Iraqi Shias and Iraqi Sunnis. ISIS fighters themselves are Sunnis, and the tension between the two groups is a powerful recruiting tool for ISIS. Yet, let is be well known that they are a minority who wishes to become the majority.
The majority of Iraqis between 60% and 70% are Shias.
In order for a minority to become a majority in a given fixed reason, the civilian population must be purged. They must either be chased away, converted, or killed off. This, my friends, is known as genocide.
Genocide can occur when powerful people, often in leadership roles, and who contains the major media are able to convince the minority that they deserve to be the majority. In the case of Iraq, it was ex-dictator Saddam Hussein who was a Sunni and the absolute power of his Baath party gave Sunnis the belief that they are the real majority and legitimate rulers.
The difference between the two largest Muslim groups originated a long, long time ago. It began with a controversy over who got to take power after the Prophet Muhammads death in 632AD. They have been fighting, killing, torturing, and raping ever since.
They have been fighting over this issue for 140 centuries.
There doesnt seem to be any resolution of this issue in the near future. And for reasons, that I have difficulty in fathoming, then President Obama, and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, felt it was the business of the United States to get involved in this conflict. ISS technicals mounted with heavy machine guns. ISS technicals mounted with heavy machine guns. The heavy machine gun appears to be a DShK 1938 Soviet heavy machine gun. The vehicles shown in the ISIS videos are older Toyota models, according to ABC. Hyundais, Mitsubishis, and Isuzus are also depicted, though to a lesser extent. Its possible some of the Toyota vehicles are being smuggled into the region, an Iraqi military spokesman told ABC.
Here is something from Remus from the Woodpilereport;
The idea is to herd people into places where they are trapped and can be easily controlled. There will be urban youth terrorizing the rural areas, small towns and communities, and this will create a situation where everyone will start to stream into the safe cities.
It wont be safe.
About 500-thousand residents in Iraq's second biggest city of Mosul have fled after Islamist militants overran much of the city.
ISIL, or the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, an offshoot of al-Qaida, launched the attack on the city today, seizing the governor's headquarters and rampaging through police stations. Hundreds of detainees are reported to have been set free.
Roads across the city are now packed with cars as thousands of residents make their way to border crossings into the autonomous Kurdish province of Irbil.
There are no immediate estimates on how many people were killed in the assault.
- Thousands Flee Mosul after Militants Seize City
It will be a snare. It will be crowds of people trapped between tall stone walls with machine gun armed technicals at both ends of the street.
People will be collected, processed and used or killed. They will use lists. Captured female slaves Here is an ISIS truck parading captured, and handed over females to be either given to the soldiers, or sold off in the public square as slaves. This is from Syria, and the girls were most likely handed over to the police to spare their lives. The police then processed them and set them off to the market for their future roles within the community; sex slaves. ISIS Leadership under the employ of the CIA.
US troops and allied Sunni militias defeated al-Qaeda in Iraq during the post-2006 troop surge, however the surge did not destroy its fighters completely. Peace was not obtained, no matter what the American media had to say about it in their reports.
In 2010, the US commander in Iraq, General Ray Odierno, described the group as fundamentally the same. In 2011, senior ISIS members regrouped following the freeing of high-profile members held by the Iraqi Government.
ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was in custody at a US detention facility in Iraq until 2009 when he was handed over to the Iraqi authorities. As he left Camp Bucca, near Iraqs southern border with Kuwait, he told his captors: Ill see you guys in New York.
He then disappeared from custody. The video cameras were turned off. The guards asleep. The watch lists missing. ISS Technical with a platform mounted heavy machine gun. ISS Technical with a platform mounted heavy machine gun. The weapon appears to be a Russian made 12.7mm NSV heavy machine gun. US itself has played a key role in arming, funding, and intentionally perpetuating the ISS terrorist army across Syria and Iraq. In 2014 it was reported that the US State Department had been sending in fleets of specifically Toyota-brand trucks into Syria to whom they claimed was the Free Syrian Army. But, who really were representatives of the ISS, and who immediately pressed the equipment into service for their cause.
And he was correct.
The CIA, under the direction of President Barrack Obama, and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, shuffled him off to a safe haven, and there he rested and recouped.
It has been claimed that al-Baghdadi, who uses a variety of aliases, was only radicalized while in US custody. Imagine that.
Abū Bakr al-Baghdadi is the leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant militant terrorist organisation. ISIL has been designated a terrorist organisation by the United Nations, European Union and many individual states, while al-Baghdadi is considered a Specially Designated Global Terrorist by the United States. In June 2014, he was chosen by the majlis al-shura, representing the ahl al-hall wal-aqd of the Islamic State as their caliph.
According to his story, he was a simple farmer wrongly swept up and became a follower of bin Laden at Camp Bucca. However, it is more likely al-Baghdadi was an Islamic fundamentalist long before the US and Britain invaded Iraq. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is the nom de guerre of an individual who has had various names and epithets attributed to him, including Abu Du'a (أبو دعاء ʾabū duʿāʾ), Al-Shabah (the phantom or ghost), and Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi al-Husseini al-Hashimi al-Qurashi (أبو بكر البغدادي الحسيني الهاشمي القرشي, ) Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is the nom de guerre of an individual who has had various names and epithets attributed to him, including Abu Dua (أبو دعاء ʾabū duʿāʾ), Al-Shabah (the phantom or ghost), and Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi al-Husseini al-Hashimi al-Qurashi (أبو بكر البغدادي الحسيني الهاشمي القرشي, )
There are only two known photos of the 43-year-old al-Baghdadi, who Iraqi military officials believe was hiding somewhere in Iraqs eastern Diyala province.
Who is Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and How Did ISIS Come to Be? Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: Alive but wounded in Syria Al-Baghdadi nominates Iraqi Abdullah Qardash as his successor Al Baghdadi: ISIS releases new footage of leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the Islamic State groups elusive leader
In any event, he returned back to Iraq, and under the support of President Barrack Obama, and Hillary Clinton he was able to consolidate and recruit armed forces, receive CIA training and weapons, and amass a large enough military force to seize huge sections of Syria.
And yes. The key to the seizure of land was through the use of armed technicals. Seizing sections of Syria. ISS truck with a RPG crew for specialized assault tasks.ISS truck with a RPG crew for specialized assault tasks. Specific equipment like the Toyota Hiluxes are what is referred to as force enablers for the moderate opposition forces on the ground,. Oubai Shahbander said the US-supplied pickups were officially intended to be delivering troops and supplies into battle. Though he grudgingly acknowledged that some of the vehicle fleet might become battlefield weapons. And so they were. No surprise there.
In order to secure large sections of Syrian territory, the ISS utilized technicals; fast-moving civilian pick-up trucks with mounted heavy weapons. They would ride the trucks and surround a targeted town. Then ground forces would go house to house
... Xia Shuqin, now 86, telling what happened to her on December 13, 1937. She lived at No. 5, Xinlukou Street, east of Zhonghuamen, one of the main gates to the inner city.
On that day, Japanese soldiers burst into her house and killed seven members of her family: her grandparents, parents, and three of her sisters.
Soldiers raped and then killed her mother and two elder sisters. She was stabbed three times and passed out. Of the entire family, only Xia and her four-year-old sister survived.
-What happens when military troops enter your town and go house to house. China Today.
You know, that I know, that it is difficult to visualize this. Syria is harsh rocky desert. It doesnt look anything at all like the United States. But you know what? The utility and the strategy is absolutely portable. Whether it is in Iraq, Bosnia, Sierra Leone, China, or Tennessee.
Consider the United States. How technicals would be used to seize points of egress from a town as it is under assault from foot-soldiers moving in from the West. How technicals would be used to seize points of egress from a town as it is under assault from foot-soldiers moving in from the West. For illustration purposes, the small town of Milford, Massachusetts is used in this example.
In operation, units would form into convoys. These units would then surround a targeted town or city. Technicals would be set up at all the cross roads, thus preventing egress via vehicles, or pedestrians who utilize roads for travel.
Trucks would then collect soldiers who would then move into the town on foot. They would be in groups of 8 to 10 and form into small squads.
The only way that a small town, or folk in the rural sections could oppose this encirclement assault is to delay the movement of the technicals. This would be through road blocks, and sniper attacks. Thus providing a window of opportunity for others to escape. Bosnian roadblock The people, isolated and undefended, in the rural regions were dangerously exposed. Large packs of armed militia, actually ideological youth armed with military arms and on drugs and in an frenzy against perceived slights (privilege and advantage) as promoted by the media prior to the SHTF event. This is a scene in front of a road block that was set up by local residents to slow down the roving bands of armed urban youth. Their hope was that it would give them enough time to stream into the nearby cities for protection. The only thing was that the cities were all controlled by the very same people who set all the attacks in motion.
Each squad would proceed to a specific target area and objectives. They would move house to house and collect the civilians there.
The ISIS would then separate the women and children from the men and the boys. Protected children.Children rounded up in Syria by the occupation forces. The parents gave them up because the new government promised to protect them and keep them out of harms way while the war raged. As a result they were sold and abused. Many died. The new government lied.
Young women, young female children, and some young boys were set apart and taken to holding areas. Often these were secured warehouses, schools, jails or other buildings that were easy to secure and lock down.
Once trapped, they must deal with the life as it is. They survive. But only just barely, as many of the women that they share their imprisoned state end up dying.
About all she has left is her name, which she prefers to keep to herself, and the shocking memories of last July. That's when Serbian troops stormed the northwest Bosnian village of Rizvanovici, and S., a 20-year-old Muslim woman with a ponytail, was rounded up with 400 other women in the yard of a neighbor's house.
Two soldiers, wearing camouflage uniforms and Serbian crosses around their necks, picked S. and her friend I. out of the crowd. "They brought us to an empty house and there they did what they wanted to do," says S. dully. "First we had to excite them and then we had to satisfy them."
Afterward the Serbs traded partners. The girls had been virgins. "They were laughing at us," S. recalls. "They said we were pretty girls and [that] we saved ourselves for them."
Her ordeal didn't end there. After being raped and dumped at the yard, one of the soldiers came back to bring S. to his commander. "He told me to take off my clothes and to lie down on the bed," she says. "Then he did the same thing. He started to kiss and to caress me. He saw that I didn't feel anything.
I looked into his eyes and asked him if he had a wife. He said no. I asked him if he had a sister. He said he had one. Then I said, 'How would your sister feel if somebody did the same thing to her that you are doing to me?' Then he jumped up and told me to get dressed and leave."
S., who now lives in a refugee center in northern Croatia, is a survivor of what may be the most sadistic violence to haunt Europe since the Nazi campaigns: "ethnic cleansing."
Now, on top of documented cases of systematic torture and murder in Bosnia, come charges of a new Serb atrocity-mass rape. No one knows how many victims there are, though estimates range from 30,000 to 50,000 women, most of them Muslim.
In the last few months, a torrent of wrenching first-person testimonies from refugees has emerged, suggesting widespread sexual abuse by Serb forces.
They tell of repeated rapes of girls as young as 6 and 7; violations by neighbors and strangers alike; gang rapes so brutal their victims die; rape camps where Serbs routinely abused and murdered Muslim and Croat women; rapes of young girls performed in front of fathers, mothers, siblings and children; rapes committed explicitly to impregnate Muslim women and hold them captive until they give birth to wanted Serbian babies.
The men and boys were then scrutinized as a threat. They are separated and often tortured, then killed outright.
On December 14, we marched from the city to the banks of the Yangtze River all we could see on the rivers 2,000 or more meter-wide surface was the bodies of men, women, and children, slowly floating like rafts. Looking upriver, more corpses, like mountains, moved toward us in what seemed an endless stream. There must have been at least 50,000. The Yangtze River had become a river of corpses. This account was given by Japanese veteran Akahoshi Yoshio, from Weeping Yangtze River, a memoir collection by veterans published in Japan.
In the square about 100 people sat, hands tied behind their backs. In front of them were two freshly dug pits, about five meters square and three meters deep the soldiers carrying out the executions appeared agitated, their faces manically contorted. Former military correspondent Sato Shinju so recounted in his book March as Military Correspondent.
-The Rape of Nanking, China Today
Those judged as a threat were killed outright. The rest were either recruited for the ISS, or were left alone. ISIS fighter with 7 year old captured girl. Abou Jihad is a French Islamic State (or ISIL or ISIS) fighter in Syria who is one of the main disseminators of IS materials in French. He is stating openly what mainstream Western media outlets, the United Nations, and the Islamic State itself have now confirmed, namely, that the Islamic State is practicing the sexual enslavement of Yazidi and other non-Muslim women and girls.
Once captured, they can be raped repeatedly, and then sold off as slaves for sex and housework as needed. Abou Jihad: 350 dollars for the Yazidi girl in Mosul if you want. was the going rate as of 2014. Two years later, when Donald Trump become president, and the ISIS lost their funding, support and intelligence from the Obama Administration, the ISIS organization collapsed. Need less to say, the progressive liberals view ISIS activity in Syria to be a dry run for what is in store for the United States.
Most men are killed. This is the historical norm. As is the systematic rape of women.
Serbian military policy has mandated the systematic gang-rape of Muslim and Croatian women and girls, their imprisonment in schools, factories, motels, arenas and concentration camps for ongoing serial rape, rape followed by murder, sexual torture and sexual slavery.
In addition to the estimated 90 concentration camps set up throughout Bosnia, there are more than 20 rape/death camps. Some hold 15 to 25 women and look like brothels; others hold more than 1,000. More than 7,000 women were held as prisoners in a Serbian-run prison-brothel near Brcko in northern Bosnia, and Muslim women are reportedly held in sexual slavery in the Sarajevo suburb of Grbavica. Young girls just reaching puberty appear to be specially designated targets for gang-rape.
The plight of the women and children was often years of rape, sexual slavery and a life of servitude. Eventually leading to death.
Bosnia War Crimes: The rapes went on day and night Rape during the Bosnian War Wikipedia Bosnias victims 20 years on: survivors of a nightmare Court fees and fear: Bosnia war rape victims struggle Bosnian Serbs jailed for rape and sexual slavery Telegraph Bloodthirsty Heroines of Croatian army: They raped Bosnian Rape Camp Survivors Testify
In general, the technicals played a major role in rapid control of key strategic points for tactical control. Their armament would be very effective against civilian vehicles and could lay down suppressive fire to scare the Dejesus out of any civilian who dared try to get around the road-block. Routes of escape were blocked, this included rail, roads, boats and by air. Routes of escape were blocked, this included rail, roads, boats and by air. To escape a town or village under siege, you need to avoid the HMG mounted on technicals and avoid all crowds.
They played a role that effectively removed all means of escape from the civilians trapped within a town or targeted region.
...But there does seem to be a widespread pattern of on-the-ground commanders encouraging-or even ordering-their men to rape. The testimonies of so many victims and witnesses, and of some captured Serb perpetrators, have a consistency that cannot be accidental.
"It's hard to believe that all these Serbian men, no matter how animalistic you think human nature is, would suddenly get it in their heads to find a 7-year-old girl and rape her," says the lead State Department researcher.
Rape is an integral part of ethnic cleansing, of eradicating entire areas of their historic Muslim populations through brutal intimidation, expulsion and outright murder. In such Bosnian towns as Brcko, Bjeljina, Kljuc, Sanski Most, Prijedor, Kotor Varos, Zvornik, leading citizens-anyone who owned a business, participated in the Party of Democratic Action, held a university degree-were hunted down and liquidated.
The rest of the male population was packed off to prison camps.
Rape clearly was the coup de grace delivered to tens of mortally wounded towns, a way of ensuring that women would never want to return to their homes.
For 12-year-old Vasvija, the terror began after she was evicted from her village of Jelec in August. During her first night in Partizan Hall, a Serb-run detention camp in the nearby eastern Bosnian town of Foca, two soldiers picked her from among the 70 detainees, all women, children and elderly civilians.
"They brought me to a flat, an empty flat," she says, a single tear running down an otherwise passive face. "They raped me." Both soldiers? "Both."
Over nine consecutive nights, Vasvija endured the same hideous treatment at the hands of different men. Once she was taken out with her mother and another inmate.
They were all raped by the same Serbian soldier. Exchanged on Sept. 17 for Serb prisoners, Vasvija, her siblings and her mother now live in a refugee center near Sarajevo. No one has heard from her father, who was beaten and dragged off to a different prison camp when the Serbs overran Jelec.
All the unarmed civilians could do was hide, surrender, or run. (As a kind reminder, please take note. The civilian population were disarmed within a year of the genocide. Once disarmed, there was nothing preventing the military and militia to do with the civilian population as they wished.) Once the population was disarmed, only the Serbian military and the opposition forces had weapons. This mades sense, as the government needed the population to be disarmed in order to round them up and kill them so that a minority could come to power. Once the population was disarmed, only the Serbian military and the opposition forces had weapons. This made sense, as the government needed the population to be disarmed in order to round them up and kill them so that a minority could come to power.
Sierra Leone has suffered terrible social and economic costs as a result of its civil war and fight over diamond control.
Under the cover of warfare the rebels committed heinous crimes against humanity in the form of murder, rape, and mutilation.
The war between 1991 and 1999 claimed over 75,000 lives, caused 500,000 Sierra Leoneans to become refugees, and displaced half of the countries 4.5 million people. Also during this period, the Sierra Leone economy was being cheated out of millions of dollars in the form of illegal diamonds.
Rape of women and girls was widespread and systematic during Sierra Leone's conflict through most of the 1990s, and is reportedly continuing on a smaller scale in areas still controlled by rebels in the north and east of the country.
Members of the RUF primarily perpetrated this brutal tactic as a tool of war to terrorize the civilian population into submission and break-apart families and communities.
In addition, to the thousands of women who were raped, thousands more women and girls were abducted and taken into the bush to travel with the rebels and to act as domestic sex slaves to the fighters. .
In many cases the abducted were gang raped, beaten, starved, tortured, forced to walk long distances carrying heavy loads, and told they would be killed if they tried to escape.
The rebels have been reluctant to turn over children in spite of their obligation to do so under the Lome Peace Accord and have been particularly slow to hand over girls.
Girls and young women who managed to escape from the rebels or who were released, suffer a variety of consequences such as sexually transmitted infections. These include HIV/AIDS, trauma and post traumatic stress disorder, extreme anxiety and alienation by their communities and families.
Numerous women also were left with scarring and serious gynecological problems, such as damaged uteruses and bladders. A high percentage of the survivors are pregnant or are now single mothers of so-called "rebel babies."
The Rebels also terrorize citizens with the systemic mutilation of men, women, and children.
The rebels had teams dedicated to capturing citizens and mutating them. Often times they cut off both the victims hands and put the hands in a rice bag and took it back to their commanders.
Such behavior is not an isolated event or the product of undisciplined soldiers, it is the rebels gruesome strategy and can be traced back to the leaders of the RUF.
As a result of these acts, the thousands of surviving amputees in Sierra Leone were forced in to refugee camps. Many of these people are illiterate and support themselves by farming the land, and they are left futureless as a result of their needless amputations.
This technique was used in other nations such as Rwanda, Bosnia, Cambodia, Sierra Leone and South Africa with great success. They would form a convoy and race to the targeted region or town. Then they would surround the town, and use the technicals to secure the exits so that no one could leave. Parade of ISS technicals showing an array of mounted equipment, and personnel. Parade of ISS technicals showing an array of mounted equipment, and personnel. The mystery of how hundreds of identical, brand-new ISIS-owned Toyota trucks have made it into Syria is solved. Not only has the US and British government admitted in the past to supplying them, their military forces and intelligence agencies ply the borders of Turkey, Jordan, and even Iraq where these fleets of trucks must have surely passed on their way to Syria even if other regional actors supplied them.
Then, they would employ foot soldiers to go house by house, room by room to collect the civilians for the ISS to do with them as they pleased. And, they DID do what they pleased. This is what happens in every war, and most especially in every genocide.
...military leaders of the Bosnian Serbs-with low ranking henchmen like Borislav Herak. A 21-year-old Serb laborer from Sarajevo, Herak admits to raping seven Muslim women and to killing two of his victims in addition to the 18 murders to which he has already confessed.
"We were ordered to rape so that our morale would be higher," he says from a military prison in the Bosnian capital. "We were told we would fight better if we raped the women."
He claims that he and fellow soldiers frequented the Sonja Cafe-one of several alleged "rape camps" outside Sarajevo-which maintained a population of 70 Muslim women and girls; those who were killed were quickly replaced.
Entire villages, such as Miljevina in eastern Bosnia, may have been converted to rape camps.
About 100 people, "all young Muslim women and girls, were raped," says a 20-year-old named Aida. Her attacker was Dragan J., a Serb policeman and neighbor, who excused his behavior, she says, on the ground that "'It is war, you can't resist, there is no law and order'."
Rasema, a 33-year-old mother, offers a similar account. She claims that her assailants raped her in front of her two girls. When she resisted, they threatened, "We will cut out your teeth! Do you want us to slaughter your children, to watch us cutting them into pieces, piece after piece?" In his own defense, one attacker told Rasema, "I have to do it, otherwise they will kill me."
They would search out specific people and took special note to those which might be armed, or have a high risk of opposition. They would use lists obtained, compiled and given to them by local people friendly to their cause.
Usually educated people, business leaders, outspoken independent people, and people who were the victim of petty grudges would be on the list.
Imagine what the list would look like if a feminist millennial were to compile the list of everyone in the local town where she lived. Who would be on it? Would you? American mainstream media telling us "normals" what they fully intend to do with us once they reacquire the reins of power. American mainstream media telling us normals what they fully intend to do with us once they reacquire the reins of power.
Two young Serb deserters, Slobodan Panic and Cvijetin Maksimovic, now being held in a prison in Orasje, Bosnia, told NEWSWEEK they were ordered to rape and murder for the amusement of their commander in Brcko, in northeastern Bosnia, last May.
Panic says he balked when two battered women, each about 18, were brought to him in a room in a warehouse where 500 to 600 civilians were imprisoned. Serb soldiers "Said they'd kill me if I didn't" rape them, he recalls, insisting that he "only did a little" to his screaming victims, not consummating the act.
Three other women were dragged out for the same humiliating display. During these episodes, Panic says, soldiers stood around in a circle and laughed.
Then they hauled two badly beaten Muslim prisoners before Panic and handed him a gun. "I said, 'I can't, they've never done anything to me'," he remembers. "'You have to or else we'll kill you'," Panic says he was told. He shot each man in the chest. Two more male prisoners appeared.
A soldier handed Panic a knife. "Butcher them," he commanded. When Panic protested, the soldier replied, "I'll show you how it's done." Then, holding Panic's hand around the knife handle, he seized the man by the hair, jerked back his head and cut his throat.
Death, at least, brings an end to suffering. Rape victims who became pregnant relive their horror every day. Sofija, a 30-year-old Muslim, was released from a school turned prison camp in the village of Parzevic in mid-September, after being raped every night for six months by five or six different Serb soldiers.
Now she is hiding from her family in a cold Sarajevan hospital, tormented by the thought of the unwanted child growing inside her. "I do not want to see the baby," the mother of two says without emotion. "I will not feed it. I do not want anything to do with it."
Her roommate says that Sofija talks in her sleep every night, debating whether to kill the baby when it arrives in mid-January. Somewhere in Sarajevo are 12 other pregnant women and girls from the same village as Sofija who were similarly raped and held until long past the time for a safe abortion.
Earlier release doesn't guarantee relief: a 1978 Yugoslav law allows gynecologists to perform abortions only up to the 10th week of pregnancy; thereafter, cases are referred to a hospital ethics commission which, in Roman Catholic Croatia, home to 400,000 Bosnian refugees, may be more inclined to put the babies up for adoption.
Rape is the ultimate act in the Serbs' program of annihilation. They have robbed countless civilians of their possessions, their land, their lives and their dignity. Bosnia will be haunted by hundreds, if not thousands, of Serbian children forced on unwilling Muslim mothers.
Former American truck, utilized by the ISS in Syria, showing a mounted AA gun.Former American truck, utilized by the ISS in Syria, showing a mounted AA gun. A Mr. Mark Oberholtzer sold the truck to AutoNation Ford back in October 2013. From there the truck was sold at auction and somehow made its way to Turkey. It then crossed the nearby boarder to Syria and was converted into a technical mounting an anti-aircraft dual barrelled weapon. Unfortunately for Mark Oberholtzer, the CIA which handled the transaction to the ISS (for the State Department under Hillary Clinton) did not remove the decals. Thus, despite being assured the decals would be removed, they remained in tact and contained his business name and phone number.
Once the ISS / ISIS took control of a town they were able to exert control over large geographical areas. This enabled them to control access to the natural resources, the people and their labors, the women and children, and obtain international status.
The control of geographical regions was important in order to seize control of the people. ISS Convoy with American supplied Toyota technicals mounted with heavy weapons in Syria. ISS Convoy with American supplied Toyota technicals mounted with heavy weapons in Syria. The British government has also admittedly supplied a number of vehicles to terrorists fighting inside of Syria. The British Independents 2013 article titled, Revealed: What the West has given Syrias rebels, reported that:
So far the UK has sent around £8m of non-lethal aid, according to official papers seen by The Independent, comprising five 4×4 vehicles with ballistic protection; 20 sets of body armour; four trucks (three 25 tonne, one 20 tonne); six 4×4 SUVs; five non-armoured pick-ups; one recovery vehicle; four fork-lifts; three advanced resilience kits for region hubs, designed to rescue people in emergencies; 130 solar powered batteries; around 400 radios; water purification and rubbish collection kits; laptops; VSATs (small satellite systems for data communications) and printers.
Its fair to say that whatever pipeline the US State Department and the British government used to supply terrorists in Syria with these trucks was likely used to send additional vehicles before and after these reports were made public.
To many Americans, this is all specialized history. Who cares about history, they argue? When there are much more important things to worry about. They argue that war and house to house fighting would never happen in America. It would NEVER happen here.
Why get all hot and bothered?
Ah, that it would never happen here excuse. After all, America is the freest nation in the world, and everyone is flocking to America. There is nothing to worry about.
Well, ladies and gentlemen, it turns out that there is a connection between the ISIS, and the Antifa. The ISIS have been training American Antifa members on small arms tactics as well as the use of technicals to secure rural towns and villages. American Antifa obtaining training brom the ISS, ISIS and American CIA "advisors" while President Obama was in office, and under the watchful eyes of the State Department under Hillary Clinton. American Antifa obtaining training from the ISIS and American CIA advisors while President Obama was in office, and under the watchful eyes of the State Department under Hillary Clinton.
As such you can rest assured that the local Antifa would employ technicals in a manner similar to how they were employed in Iraq and Syria. They would utilize young males, often from racially cultivated urban areas to man these technicals, and they would seek out anyone who would be an enemy to their cause.
I will not spend too much on this subject. Just recognize that there is a connection between the American progressive activist movements such as Antifa, BLM and other SJW folk, and the CIA sponsored (and trained) military groups ISIS, and others.
If you want to go down this deep rabbit hole be my guest. I find it over kill. All that one needs to know is that the CIA is active in funding and training the progressive Antifa and BLM movements.
If you have any questions about this, you can address them to either Barrack Obama, or Hillary Clinton.
ANTIFA-Kurdish Anarcho-Communism and ISIS/amp THE OTIUM POST
There is a very strong connection between the ISS and ISIS and the American Antifa and BLM movements. This should not be ignored, nor discounted. There is a very strong connection between the ISIS and the American Antifa and BLM movements. This should not be ignored, nor discounted. They are coming for you and your family. You are on a list.Once the enemies are identified, tiger teams of lightly trained militia go forth into the undefended rural areas and small towns attacking everyone on the lists that they were given. It never is random. They have lists of people to target and places to go. Do not expect it to be unplanned or random. Picture from the Sierra Leone conflict. Professional Use of Technicals
Russia, Britain, and the United States have all utilized technicals to achieve their various mission parameters. They are most effective against militia, lightly armed foot soldiers, civilian vehicles, homes and buildings, and civilians.
Russian Defense Ministry has deployed a group of UAZ Patriot trucks equipped with Kord 12.7 mm heavy machine guns and AGS-17 grenade launchers to Syria.
In the late 1960s during Vietnam War the US Armed Forces adopted an Mk.19 40-mm automatic grenade launcher. This powerful weapon recommended itself well during the War in Vietnam. Soon after the Soviet Union adopted a similar 30-mm automatic grenade launcher. It is known as the AGS-17 Plamya. It was developed in the late 1960s by the KBP design bureau and adopted by the Soviet Army in 1971. It has been widely exported and has fought in numerous wars, earning for itself the reputation of being a reliable, effective weapon. The AGS-17 is still in production today.
The AGS stands for Avtomatischeskyi Granatmyot Stankovyi (which is Russian for automatic grenade launcher mounted). This weapon is capable of quickly firing large numbers of grenades.
The AGS-17 is a blowback-operated belt-fed weapon with a removable rifled barrel 29 centimeters in length. This weapon is fired from an open bolt. Iron sights, adjustably sighted out to 800 meters, come as standard, although optical 2.5x magnification sights are generally used. Maximum sighting range with optical sight is 1 700 m.
The AGS-17 Plamya is normally deployed on a foldable tripod with a range fire for both direct and indirect fire. The AGS-17 is fired using dual grips.
This automatic grenade launcher can fire two types of 30x120 mm grenades - the VOG-17M high-explosive fragmentation round and the improved VOG-30. The VOG-17 grenade has a claimed kill radius of 7 m. The grenades are fed in 29-round belts housed in a circular detachable magazine, commonly referred as the "snail". Each AGS-17 grenade launcher is equipped with 3 magazines.
Since it entered service the AGS-17 has proved its worth in a number of conflicts, including the War in Afghanistan, Chechen Wars, and Syrian Civil War. It still serves in over 15 countries and is licensed produced by Bulgaria, China, Cuba, and Iraq.
The weapons can be mounted aboard a rotary turret, allowing the user to instantaneously change his arc of fire. Additionally, if necessary, the vehicle can be equipped with Konkurs or Kornet anti-tank missiles, capable of hitting enemy targets at distances of up to 5 km. Russian technical. Russian Defense Ministry has deployed a group of UAZ Patriot trucks equipped with Kord 12.7 mm heavy machine guns and AGS-17 grenade launchers to Syria. The gas-powered vehicles will possibly be used to protect humanitarian convoys. The firepower in the back of the vehicles will enable their operators to suppress enemy fire in a radius of up to 2 km.
It can also be fitted with with a 120 mm mortar with an effective range of 9 km.
The new military-use technicals, the UAZ Patriots, were first demonstrated to President Putin in the Spring of 2016. In the summer, they were shown at a closed pavilion for specialists at the Army-2016 Military-Technical Forum.
The vehicles feature upgraded all-terrain capabilities, a one ton carrying capacity, and armor protection. They also feature power plugs for night vision, special tents for protection against shrapnel, and storage for ammunition.
The latest vehicles may replace or complement the UAZ-3132 Gusar, already engaged in Syria and used for operations by Russian special forces, experts said.
In 2014, soon after Daesh (ISIS) made itself globally known by capturing large swathes of Syria and Iraq, world media reported on the terrorist group's successful use of large numbers of Toyota pickup trucks for their operations. Now, finally, the terrorists seem to have met their match.
- Russia's Answer to Daesh Jihad-Mobiles: Deadly UAZ Patriot Jeeps
We can well expect that the technicals, when employed in the United States, would be armed in much the same way that they were armed in Libya.
As well as taking on the same roles. Liberian Civil War Young thugs armed with weapons during the Liberian civil war. They terrorized everyone that they could. The people ran from them into protective enclaves. There, they were pawns to be used by the oligarchy for what ever purposes they wanted. Other conflicts use of Technicals
Heres a selection of the more advanced weaponry that can be found on technicals. Many come from the resourceful Libyans, but photos include images from all over the world. These larger weapons would be employed to fight the more modern advanced weaponry that a modern army might have. Such as tanks, APCs and artillery. Libya missile launcher of some unknown petegree. Libya missile launcher of some unknown type mounted upon a technical. It appears to be a 3 x 5 quad tube rocket launcher on a manual turret.
The Libyans have been very resourceful. One can only imagine what kind of home-made defense technicals traditional conservative Americans might cook up in their home workshops and garages.
The Libyans would take apart captured tanks, vehicles, helicopters, and aircraft. They would seize hard heavy earth moving equipment, and scavenge everything that they can. As a result, the people of Libya have ended up with a Mad Max assortment of strange and unusual technicals. A "Transitional gun" mounted on a pickup truck in Lybia.A Transitional gun mounted on a pickup truck in Libya.
The goal has been to convert old weapons, mainly Chinese and Russian air-to-air rockets and ground-to-air missiles, into mobile weapon platforms.
These platforms can then be used against the better trained and equipped of Libyan armed forces.
Some civilian light jeeps are fitted with small unguided UB-32 rockets pod from captured combat helicopters. In those cases they are often mounted at the rear of the vehicle. The helicopter UB32 pods can fire 32 S-5 57 mm unguided air-to-ground rockets
In the final years of the war in Sierra Leone, I returned to the country of my father, where I had spent part of my childhood. Like many returnees, I had come to help members of my family caught up in the fighting, which by then had lasted more than a decade.
The village where my family lived had been behind enemy lines.
To reach them I needed to rent a car, preferably a four-wheel drive, but available vehicles were scarce. Eventually I secured one: a black Toyota 4×4 with tinted windows. We departed Freetown at dawn, drove along and around roads cratered by shellfire.
In the late afternoon, we had reached the dirt track to the village. What struck me most was the emptiness, the absence of people.
Occasionally in the distance we saw men repairing damaged roofs, but along roads where I was used to seeing schoolchildren, women toting loads, men on bicycleswe did not pass a soul. Then, rounding a corner: a small group of women carrying firewood.
We slowed for them, but instead of waving and greeting us, they dropped their loads and ran into the bush.
We laughed. We thought we had merely surprised them. Then the same thing happened again. And then again. Women saw our approaching vehicle and fled in silence. We looked at ourselves through their eyes: deep throated engine, darkened windows, alloy wheels. The kind of vehicle a rap artist might drive. The kind of vehicle the rebel militia might drive.
The women had been running for their lives.
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Some captured anti-aircraft guns (such as the ZSU-23-4 Shilka) was also converted to be used as anti-tank combat vehicle. Russian heavy machinegun mounted on a Technical.Russian heavy machine-gun mounted on a Technical.
In these cases, sometimes additional armor plates were fitted around the vehicle, and the radar is replaced with two batteries of 32 unguided missiles.
Some light civilian pickup trucks are fitted with between two and four launcher tubes of 122 mm Grad artillery rockets. They are also mounted at the rear of the vehicle. Normally this weapon system is fitted to the Russian made BM-21 MRLS multiple rocket launcher system truck. A technical armed with a GRAD missile launcher. A technical armed with a GRAD missile launcher.
The 122 mm rocket, Russian designation 9M22, is a High-Explosive Fragmentation (HE frag) fin-stabilized unguided rocket with a steel-tube body. It has an HE frag warhead in the pointed nose section and an electrically-ignited rocket motor in the tail.
Stabilization during flight is provided by four spring-out stabilizer vanes at the tail, mounted at an angle of 1° to the longitudinal. Libyn rebel technical. A vehicle equipped with a 122 mm GRAD rocket in a quad arrwy fitted on a light jeep. Libyan rebel technical. A vehicle equipped with a 122 mm GRAD rocket in a quad array fitted on a light jeep.
Other types of warhead can be installed in place of the HE frag, including chemical (VX or GB nerve agent) HE-Incendiary and Smoke. The 9M22 rocket has a maximum range of about 20,750 m.
It was not until the early 1990s, however, that such hacked vehicles earned their current name, technicals. During the Somali Civil War, organizations like the United Nations were unable to bring their own protection and hired guards and drivers on the ground, dubbed technical assistants.
Over time, the term evolved to signify the vehicles owned by these guard companies, and later to reference vehicles with heavy weaponry mounted on the back.
Now found in war- and guerrilla-torn areas throughout the world, technicals are a significant symbol of power, popular for their speed, durability, and efficiency at moving both men and weapons in unison. In the early 2000s, technicals again gained attention when they were recognized as the vehicles of choice for leaders of both the Taliban and Al Qaeda.
From the civil war in Sierra Leone to the Iraq ISIS conflict, these vehicles remain an integral design in the arsenal of conflict.
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To increase the fire power and the mobility of Libyan rebel fighters, many types of machine guns and light heavy weapons were mounted at the rear of light pickup. These were the ZPU-1, ZPU-2, ZPU-4 and ZU-23-2 light anti-aircraft guns.
All these light anti-aircraft guns use the Russian made 14.5 mm Vladimirova KPV (Krubnokalibernyj Pulemet Vladimirova) heavy machine gun (HMG), which has a quick-change barrel. Libyan technical with an unknown mounted weapon. Libyan technical with an unknown mounted weapon. The Libyan war was a war between Gaddafi army and Libyas Transitional National Council army with air support from NATO started on the 17 March 2011
Some of Libyan rebels light jeeps are also equipped with Chinese made Type 63 107 mm multiple rocket launcher system.
The Type 63 is a towed, 12-tube, 107-mm multiple rocket launcher system produced in China in the early 1960s, based on the Soviet BM-12 MRS and using similar rockets. Type 63 MRS was developed in the late 1950s as the replacement for the 102 mm (6-round) Type 427 and Type 488 multiple rocket systems which were withdrawn from front-line service with the People's Liberation Army many years ago.
Improvised Employment of S-5 Air-to-Surface Rockets in Land Warfare Improvised Employment of S-5 Air-to-Surface Rockets on technicals.
The Libyan rebels also used old stocks of weapons and ammunition which were captured in old government military bases. Many members of the Libyan rebel army need to work on the captured weapons in order to repair them and to place them in operational capability.
Hilux. Hi-lux. High as in high riding. Lux meaning luxury. The vehicular equivalent of the AK47, a former U.S. army ranger told Time magazine.
A rigid steel frame construction with a cab and body fitted on the top. Beloved of farmers, construction crews, rebel armies, warlords, Somali pirates, and Afghan insurgents.
Good for moving workers, good for moving contingents of men. Mount a machine gun on a tripod on the back and you have a gunship. The design of the Hilux on the battlefield has proved a perfect and unintended synthesis of form and function.
Fast. Maneuverable. High ground clearance. Light enough to cross minefields without detonating mines, its said. So popular they even named a war after it: the Libya-Chad Toyota War of the 1980s was fought with cavalries of Hiluxes.
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Although improvised systems firing air-to-surface rockets had become commonplace in some armed conflicts of the 1990s and early 2000s, it was only during the civil war in Libya in 2011 that these weapons became one of the primary systems used in many of a conflicts land battles. S-5 rockets, among others, were used with a variety of improvised systems, ranging from single-barrel man-portable rocket launchers to UB-32-57 rocket pods mounted on pickup trucks. Although improvised systems firing air-to-surface rockets had become commonplace in some armed conflicts of the 1990s and early 2000s, it was only during the civil war in Libya in 2011 that these weapons became one of the primary systems used in many of a conflicts land battles. S-5 rockets, among others, were used with a variety of improvised systems, ranging from single-barrel man-portable rocket launchers to UB-32-57 rocket pods mounted on pickup trucks.
Anti-tank rockets are also transformed to increase their power and efficiency against the Kaddafi forces tanks and armored vehicles. For instance, an aluminum ring is added to standard RPG rocket-propelled grenades and refitted with high explosives.
Explosive elements of old anti-tank and anti-personnel are extracted to create homemade bombs or IED (Improvised Explosive Devices), which was used against the pro-Kaddafi forces. A Humvee technical armed with a massive cannon.A Humvee technical armed with a massive cannon. A Home Grown Technical
A Syrian technical armed with a 120mm sniper cannon.
The Free Syrian Army announced a technical called the Sniper Cannon (in Arabic; al-madfaa al-qannas المدفع القناص) of their own design and from their own manufacturing shops. Its a local made 120mm cannon mounted on a vehicle and the reason behind that name is the precise shots that the cannon can perform. A libyan technical armed with a 120mm "sniper cannon". A Syrian technical armed with a 120mm sniper cannon. The Free Syrian Army announced a technical called the Sniper Cannon (in Arabic; al-madfaa al-qannas المدفع القناص) from their own manufacturing. Its a local made 120mm cannon mounted on a vehicle and the reason behind that name is the precise shots that cannon can perform.
People the photo above, and the text comes straight from the firearms blog. They cover it in great detail and show how American handy-men can create their very own high-powered technicals using the means at hand. It is well well worth the read. Please give Marawan Maklad every credit for the fine, well written piece.
Please note that despite the fact that its locally made with poor tools and equipment, the guys behind the gun were clearly both skilled and devoted in building it, taking care of every aspect they can add with available resources available to them.
The cannon is breech-loading, using the standard or locally made 120mm mortar shells.
It has the capability to shoot indirectly like a mortar or directly like an Anti-Tank gun (one of the reasons for calling it a sniper cannon).
It is also equipped with a huge flash suppressor that has the same design style as a Barrett M107 .50BMG (but in a larger scale to fit a 120mm barrel).
That muzzle brake decreases the sound about 50% (according to FSA; which is very unlikely) and hides the muzzle flash efficiently during night shooting. This is much more important as the flash can reveal their position, and which leads to a counter strike done by Al-Assads forces either by air or artillery.
Mobility is another reason for mounting the gun on a vehicle; to be able to hit and evacuate which is a well-known guerilla tactic.
When I was writing about Croatia, a frienda war correspondent who had reported the conflict in the former Yugoslaviapointed out something which later seemed so obvious I wondered how I could have missed it.
The reason that war kicked off so fast, he said, was because they were a nation of hunters. Every man had a gun and knew how to use it.
When people go to war they fight with whatever comes to hand. In Sierra Leone every man was a farmer, every man owned a cutlass or a machete. In Sierra Leone before the war if you saw a gang of men in the back of a Toyota Hilux carrying machetes, youd think they were farm workers on their way to clear the bush.
A few years later, youd be running for your life.
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Other Technical Designs
In a war torn nation, there are all kinds of destroyed and disabled military vehicles and equipment. Often people will salvage what they can, which for the most part, means the working small arms, machine guns, and ammo. However, a resourceful person, with the help of an oxygen acetylene torch kit, can remove armor, skirting, and large weapon clusters with ease and a little bit of elbow grease. Here are some pickup trucks upgraded to mount a modified BMP-1 Turrets with 73mm guns. It was not enough for the Free Syrian Army to improvise small arms and remote control weapon stations, but they developed a number of modifications for vehicles as well. They have not only repaired damaged tanks and put them back in service, but they have also used pick-up trucks to which they mounted different types of armament, so they could compete on a more even footing against Al-Assads Forces. Here are some pickup trucks upgraded to mount a modified BMP-1 Turrets with 73mm guns.
Often these components would be mounted onto technicals. The armor providing protection, and the weapons providing firepower. However, the overall appearance is anything but pretty. As some of these pictures can show. Fully armored technical with armor removed from battle damaged tanks and factory buildings. Fully armored technical with armor removed from battle damaged tanks and factory buildings. Roundups and Genocide
The thing about technicals is that they are the perfect machines to use against unarmed, or lightly armed civilians. As such, convoys of such vehicles are sent out to surround a targeted town or community. The technicals secure the area, and the foot soldiers collect the people.
The foot soldiers are government employees who are armed and who are tasked with collecting unarmed civilians and to take them to safe areas. The government only wants their soldiers to have weapons. Not the civilians. That way they can do what they like without fear of an uprising. As their abuses in office get more and more pronounced, the clamor for gun control and consfiscation becomes louder and louder. The government only wants their soldiers to have weapons. Not the civilians. That way they can do what they like without fear of an uprising. As their abuses in office get more and more pronounced, the clamor for gun control and confiscation becomes louder and louder. Eventually it happens. Generally (though there are exceptions) genocide happens within a two year period afterwards.
Once the collect the people, they go through a sorting process. They find out the us vs them people. They identify them. They call them out, and they make it plain as day that real progressive socialists wont have anything to do with these enemies of the people.
Today in America, these are the enemies
White people. Anyone who is friends with white people. Climate change deniers. Traditionally-minded people. Gun owners. People from a predominantly red state. Religious people (with the exception of Muslims). Heterosexual people and traditional marriages. Anyone or anything associated with traditional America
In America, it is White Privilege. Targets of socialism.Everyone knows who the targets of hate actually and really are. You have to be either fully immersed in PC culture and blind to reality, or a friggin moron not to realize this.
Political Correctness is a blanket term that today is used to demonize and isolate.
If youre talking about going and taking peoples guns away from them, theres going to be a lot of violence.
- Meghan McCain
It goes by other names in other nations. But by whatever name is of no consequence. What is important is how it is used, and what its purpose is. For it prevents a person from saying what they truly think.
History is full of reminders in how to use terminology like this. Rwanda killing field. First comes the us-vs-them propaganda. Then the disarming. Then the gathering of people. Finally comes the killings. Every time you hear the term white privilege on the media, this is what that announcer wants to do to your family and YOU.
The dehumanization and objectification of political adversaries is always used in the preparation and justification for mass murder. This came into sharp focus as an effective weapon during the French Revolution. As well as other revolutions, civil wars, or conflicts. They are almost always genocidal events initiated by the richest people in the nation. Armed mobs terrorize the countryside.In these events, people are pitted against each other. Often by the most trivial of reasons. Their armies are mob-manipulated youth driven into crazed behaviors by decades of non-stop propaganda. We we have some urban youth, provided with drugs and military weapons to terrorize the countryside.
The specific insults morph to fit the circumstances and the times. each time it is a new and different term; a new name. Yet, each insult is designed to have the same effect to dehumanize and to objectify a group of people.
These are the people in opposition to the dominant group that has seized power and the legal mechanisms of the State. Liberal Militia. Progressive liberal militia in Berkeley, California getting ready to fight against White privilege , deplorables, and racists. They are willing to kill anyone whom they deem a threat to their vision of a Marxist utopia. Please take a special note that the Marxist militia is totally fine with having large capacity magazines, while the law is in place to collect them from local conservatives and moderates. It doesnt seem fair does it?
The insults and attacks serve a purpose to strengthen the ideology of young easily manipulated people who can be the disposable soldiers of the cause. This always happens.
It is predictable. Roving bands of dangerous youth. By using emotion-driven political speech, you can demonize a class or a group of people. Then you can take another group of people, manipulate them through alcohol, drugs and sex and unleash them on the people that you demonize. This is a historically proven method.
There was a reason that the 2nd Amendment was placed in the Constitution. The mere attempt to regulate it, minimize it, restrict it or impede in the free exercise of it, is a FULL-ON screeching alert that tyranny is present.
And no. I am not talking about the latest encroachments. I am talking about the first encroachments back in the early 1900s. I am also talking about the FAILURE of our elected officials in allowing all this encroachment. Gun control is tyranny. If the Constitution was being followed as intended, every person in the USA would have access to fully automatic Stoner weapons. Were this to be the case today, there would be ZERO threat of oligarchy initiated genocide in the United States.
Never travel alone or in groups that were too big always two to three men. All armed, travel swift, in the shadows, cross streets through ruins, not along open streets.
There were many gangs 10 to 15 men strong, some as large as 50 men. But there were also many normal men, like you and me, fathers and grandfathers, who killed and robbed. There were no good and bad men. Most were in the middle and ready for the worst...
My point is that we can expect it to happen here, in the United States within a decade. You all had best be ready for it. No one will be able to skate by safely.
That includes all you Preppers out there. No one ever wins a defensive war. The only way that wars are won is through offensive action.
You can prep and hide, but eventually you will lose as the conflict becomes increasingly drawn out. The ONLY way to secure the area where you and your society lives is through offensive operations. Operations that, instead of targeting the forces, target the leadership and their logistic means of support. Last minute notes
Here are some quick reminders.
When They Come For Your Guns, You Will Turn Them Over TURN IN YOUR GUNS: The Government will Take Care of You! The Democrats Will Never Confiscate Your Guns. Dem Rep. Eric Swalwell: If we confiscate your guns and you Will You Turn Over Your Guns? The Shooters Log The police will protect you, so turn in your guns Infowars
Very Important Read
Look, I know that many of you do not want to see what happens when opposition forces, riding technicals invade your town, and start collecting people. You dont want to see what happens once you are disarmed, and the progressive opposition have all the guns. The decapitated head of Bosnian Serb farmer Pero Makic, who was executed by Bosnian Muslim/Croat forces in the northeastern Bosnian city of Brcko on June 22, 1992. His head was placed on a pitch-fork and a cigarette was placed in his mouth. One of the forks of the pitch-fork was stabbed in his eye. This is a photo that was censored and suppressed in the West and the US. The decapitated head of Bosnian Serb farmer Pero Makic, who was executed by Bosnian Muslim/Croat forces in the northeastern Bosnian city of Brcko on June 22, 1992. His head was placed on a pitch-fork and a cigarette was placed in his mouth. One of the forks of the pitch-fork was stabbed in his eye. This is a photo that was censored and suppressed in the West and the US. How many farmers in your area have a hunting rifle, a shotgun, and a twenty two caliber handgun?
Well face the ugly truth! This is an article you MUST take a good long hard look at. Read it. And remember what will happen to you and your family once a great many of you are disarmed. Read it before the progressive thought police censors it from you.
The REAL Srebrenica Genocide, not reported by the corrupted media, was the brutal mass murder!
What ever happens, do not allow yourself or your family to be rounded up and collected. Historically, you will not leave alive. In Bosnia, women and children are 75% of the more than 2.5 million people driven from their homesnot by the random violence of war but by forced expulsion and mass killingsin the Serbian military effort called ciscenje prostora, or what Americans have learned to call ethnic cleansing. Ethnic cleansing, enunciated as policy by Serbian political and military leaders at the highest levels of authority, is genocide. It requires the removal or killing of all non-Serbs from the new republics of Bosnia-Herzegovina and Croatia, both formerly part of Yugoslavia. Two Opinions (x2)
I have placed two opinions from people who do not see the value in fighting for your Rights. I want to place them here to illustrate just how out of touch they are with the knowledge of history. They seem to think that collection of guns is just that. Maybe a restriction on freedom. Nothing much more.
They are wrong.
First they come for the guns, and then they FUCKING kill you, rape your six year old daughter repeatedly, and salt the earth that you lived on. KNOW YOUR FUCKING HISTORY! Gosh darn it!
These jokers, obviously dont.
What the heck you these idiots think is going to happen once Americans are disarmed? A life in a utopia? NOPE! Its going to a a continuation and acceleration of a progressive push for a Marxist utopia. One that does NOT include you or your family.
You are standing the way of that.
The two opinions, from conservative blogs (for Petes sakes!) are worth a read and please when you read them, keep in mind the historical precedents that I have placed in the article about technicals, the collection of civilians and what happens afterwards.
From off-grid-survival written in 2016 titled The Democrats Will Never Confiscate Your Guns. Instead, Youll Hand them Over.
Heres another opinion. From the Daily Reckoning. It was written in February 20, 2014 . Long before the Antifa, BLM and SJW war on conservatives. It was written before Red Flag Laws and the election of Donald Trump.
US Officials Ask How ISIS Got So Many Toyota Trucks ISIS Toyota trucks were supplied by US State Department US inquires why ISIS has so many Toyota trucks $1bn US Aid to Syrian Terrorists in 2015/2016 US Investigates Toyota for Being ISIS Vehicle of Choice Man in Texas sues dealership, his logoed truck used by ISIS extremists
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As far as China is concerned. The tariffs haven't made a dent. All that malarkey about starving Chinese and famine induced by higher prices on pork is just nonsense. What is going on, however, is a serious slow down in the global economy.
Most of my European clients are holding back on their orders. They are taking a "wait and see". Numerous clients from the EU and NZ have asked me to look outside of China for manufacturing sites. We have and have settled on "pass through" operations in Cambodia and Vietnam if they need to be implemented. LCL and FOB transactions on a small scale will move forward in this way, if need be.
Trumps's NED operations in HK hit a snag when Chinese riot police started to arrest many of the "advisors" training the protestors.
Last I heard. 53 "advisors" were arrested. It's all on video. You do know that HK is completely wired with video and audio in 5G. Right? It's hard to pull some kind of insurgency when the parent government knows everything that you are doing in high definition audio and video. Heck! You can even count the lashes on their eyebrows.
The videos are all over Chinese social media. Even I learned a few things or two. I wasn't aware about "soft conflict" as a technique to provoke. Seems dangerous to me to poke the panda bear. These folk DO NOT PLAY AROUND.
The local citizenry have also taken to removing the protesters posters and cleaning up the streets. They are afraid that the protests will knock the HK's role as a financial center down a notch or two, and they do not want that.
Big news is the 70th anniversary of China. Lots of folk are out having a good time, and chilling with friends and family. Many big banquets, and all sorts of free concerts, and the like. I've been posting all kinds of stuff on my blog. No so much here though.
My blog traffic is picking up quite a bit though. The writings on 5G robots, and the Chinese police state is really popular. Who'd figure?
Lost interest. Too many “ historical antidotes.”
Too many historical antidotes.
How would it be administered I wonder.
I’m in. Can I share this in other private forums with a link to the your source?
But one of many typographical errors, grammatical mistakes, and more-subtle distortions of meaning pervading the article. Needs a thorough proofreading prior to publication.
According to Brietbart the Cartels have started deploying technicals in Mexico within the last year. They are using them to control territory and fight each other and the authorities.
I had written a lengthy reply the last time it was posted and pulled as "blog" so I wont waste all that effort again. There is some good information in the article mostly for those new to the idea but no one around here really should be new to the idea. I and Im sure others though I don't remember who had been commenting already in the Clinton years that the attack on Americas SUVs and other more capable personal vehicles like pick-ups and large passenger vans had nothing to do with the environment and was in its entirety an attack on the 2nd Amendment because one of the few things on earth more dangerous to tyranny than an 8 million man light foot infantry appearing in your midst is an 8 million man motorized infantry appearing where ever it damned well pleases.
The Rat Patrol.
You are Metallicman, then?
The Creedmore principle would be applied here, as well as rule 308.
Reach out and touch because if you’re in range, so are they.
Your Chinese masters must be really pissed at Trump to have pressed you to write this drivel.
The Rat Patrol!
Yup, and how many pick-ups are in private hands in this country? Most are owned by patriots I’d wager.
The ISIS stuff is a cut and paste job that makes big fictions out of facts-out-of-context, fictions and innuendos.
It is as “authoritative” as a Michael Moore cut and paste job.
Rectally, and propelled by smokeless powder.
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