Skip to comments.Serbia, arms dealer to Libya, silent on rebellion
Posted on 03/05/2011 7:54:10 AM PST by Traianus
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) As Libya churned with popular rebellion, Serbia's ex-president flew to Tripoli to arrange an interview with Moammar Gadhafi for a Serbian TV channel giving the Libyan leader a platform to bluster about his grip on power.
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This story is probably pushed by France or one of the other big arms sellers to Libya. Serbia = red herring or whipping boy.
Qadaffi is finished. Using Serbian ammo, all his forces handguns will be jammomatics.
More Serbia-bashing. I don’t even have to read the article.
So what. That is, for example, the US also provided weapons to Saddam in 1980s (during the Iran-Iraq war).
That is a long-lived, U.S.-Bashing-Left-wing "Big Lie"; i.e., widely believed because it has been repeated so oftemn.
If you believe it,please let us know which Soviet weapons we supplied?
Are you suggesting that Howard Teicher lied in his (1995) affidavit, Castlebar?
We speak of Serbia NOW....
My quote comes from directly the article you posted. Mkay.
LjubivojeRadosavljevic: "Are you suggesting that Howard Teicher lied in his (1995) affidavit, Castlebar?"
First someperspective on the fellow youbring up,from the New York Times(of all Pro-U.S. sources, ha-ha)
HOWARD TEICHER, mad as hell and apparently not going to take it anymore, is caustic about United States Middle East policies. He is scornful of major figures he worked under, principally Ronald Reagan and Caspar W. Weinberger, and angry over his shabby treatment at the hands of a Government he served for 10 years.
Even with all that, if you read this Jimmy-Carter-State-Department-holdover-weasel's affadavit, while it makes extreme claims that the U.S. was "rooting" for Iraq - and "monitoring" the flow of arms to them, even Teicher has to flatly admit (Section 11 of the affadavit)
11. One of the reasons that the United States refused to license or sell U.S. origin weapons to Iraq was that the supply of non-U.S. origin.....
Section 12 of the Affadavit:
12. Most of the Iraqi's military hardware was of Soviet origin. Regular United States or NATO ammunition and spare parts could not be used in this Soviet weaponry.
Teicher makes a claim that at one point we suppiled Iraq with one specific armor piercing round that they could not get elsewhere. No one has ever backed him up on that claim, and he cannot supply any technical information about that round.
So yeah,in answer to your question, my statement stands.