Skip to comments.Al Nusrah Front seizes Syrian base in joint operation with Free Syrian Army
Posted on 10/13/2012 12:55:56 AM PDT by Brad from Tennessee
The Al Nusrah Front for the People of the Levant, an al Qaeda-linked jihadist group that is fighting Bashir al Assad's regime in Syria, has seized control of an airbase near Aleppo in a joint operation with the supposedly secular Free Syrian Army. Video of the fighters at the airbase has appeared on the Internet.
The Al Nusrah Front and Free Syrian Army captured the airbase in al Ta'aneh near Aleppo yesterday after heavy fighting with the Syrian military. Scud tactical ballistic missiles as well as anti-aircraft missiles were housed at the airbase.
"A few hundred fighters from Jabhat al-Nusra, Fajr al-Islam and a few members of the FSA [Free Syrian Army] took part in the operation which lasted for more than five hours," according to a statement attributed to "Abu Firas of the Revolutionary Council in Aleppo" that accompanied the video posted on a YouTube site.
"The airbase was completely destroyed. The fighters were able to control the whole base after a long fight in which many Syrian soldiers killed, some fled, and others were captured," the statement continued. "The fighters have set up many checkpoints around the base and were able to confiscate 20 different rockets."
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So the Clinton/Obama foreign policy is to:
1. Kill as many Americans as possible overseas.
2. Give our enemies improved and more effective weaponry.
3. Turn over allied ME states to enemy control.
It is like watching WW2 in reverse with the US giving up territory and withdrawing so the Nazis can have a chance at governance.
clinton on gaddafi:
“We came, we saw, he died.”
“Besides the Al Nusrah Front, other al Qaeda-affiliated groups, such as Al Qaeda in Iraq and the Abdullah Azzam Brigades, also operate in Syria. In addition, still other al Qaeda-style groups, such as the Al Baraa Ibn Malik Martyrdom Brigade, which has claimed that it will use suicide attacks, and the Omar al Farouq Brigade, have appeared in Syria as well.”
“Foreign jihadists have begun to pour into Syria to wage jihad against Assad’s regime. Fighters from Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, and the Palestinian Territories are known to have been killed in Syria.”
So how many bioweapons have Obama now placed in the hands of AQ?
We’ll know. Sooner or later.
Fighting the dam sugar. Going off getting coffe and meds now.
The dark of the moon starts in 5 4 3
You might already be there.
And check out the last few posts on TM. Things are moving so fast, I can barely keep up with it...but I’m trying.
For a country that historically had very good humint we’ve, since JFK, come more and more to rely on high tech gadgetry and “special forces” over good intelligence and clear, strategic thinking.
You therefore lose your fingertip feel for what’s happening on the ground. It’s crazy.
I’m not certain Obama knows the future or has a particular goal in mind. What I am certain about is, like all Leftists, he hates America and the idea of America. In that he’s working to “level the playing field” and in weakening America he’s going to bring horror to millions. e.g. Jimmy Carter.
They’re SA-2s from 1959.
Watch for an Israeli low-level strike very soon.
Still the most widely operational SAM in the world. Modernized up until the mid 90's and depending on the variant with a range of 66 km and a ceiling of 35,000 m they could wreck havoc with airline traffic if the islam-a-nazies decide to use them.
They are radar dependent, fixed site intensive etc. Not a mobile system, and the ‘wrong people’ already have them, and they’ve never been used for those purposes. If you want to fear SAMs in the wrong hands, fear the man portable ones.