Skip to comments.U.S. weapons reaching Syrian rebels
Posted on 09/11/2013 7:50:47 PM PDT by John W
The CIA has begun delivering weapons to rebels in Syria, ending months of delay in lethal aid that had been promised by the Obama administration, according to U.S. officials and Syrian figures. The shipments began streaming into the country over the past two weeks, along with separate deliveries by the State Department of vehicles and other gear a flow of material that marks a major escalation of the U.S. role in Syrias civil war.
The arms shipments, which are limited to light weapons and other munitions that can be tracked, began arriving in Syria at a moment of heightened tensions over threats by President Obama to order missile strikes to punish the regime of Bashar al-Assad for his alleged use of chemical weapons in a deadly attack near Damascus last month.
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So let me get this straight.
Please pardon my cynicism, Hoodat, but I'd be surprised if even the innermost conspirators have any very clear idea what the straight facts in all this might be.
This I believe is high treason.
That there should be such a revelation today, of all days, is horrifying. Who would have believed, a dozen years ago, that the president would be sending aid to our enemies?
How is the CIA delivering them? And what about the 26y/o who wrote the thesis that McCain and the other guy quoted from...wasn’t she fired?
I think the Sauds want the Shiite, Christians and all other minorites cleansed whether it’s feet first or otherwise.
The arms shipments, which are limited to light weapons and other munitions that can be tracked
just like those guns that were sent to mexico were tracked?
August 6, 2011 CH-47D (Mission Name “Extortion 17”) shot down by “a one in a million hit” by an “RPG” (not a shoulder fired-
infrared seeking missile) at approx. 2:00a.m. local (it’s dark outside and RPG’s aren’t really meant for 200-300yd. range in the dark)
Among those killed in the crash were 25 special operations forces, including 15 members of SEAL Team 6, five National Guard troops,
and eight Afghan nationals. 7 of the Afghan nationals are replaced at the last minute, Flight Manifesto was not even updated. Why a CH-47D built in 1960, last modified in 1985 (upgrade to “D”) instead of an MH-47? Why would a minimally armed cargo Hilo without other air assets or pre-insertion clearing of landing site be sent into an area where a Taliban force, known to exceed 100, was actively engaged with Army Rangers (i.e. HOT LZ) for over 3.5 hours be sent in?
September 9, 2011 Israeli Embassy attacked in Cairo, first floor ransacked.
October 20, 2011 Libyan “Civil War” ends
March 28, 2012 Ambassador (to Libya ?) Cretz begins to send cables requesting extra security assets.
May 1, 2012 Obama reports “al-Qaeda Defeat” see:
May 22(?), 2012 Ambassador Stevens arrived in Tripoli as the U.S. Ambassador to Libya (or is to the interim Libya?).
June 6, 2012 Benghazi “Mission” attacked with IED, hole blown in wall.
????? ??, 2012 Benghazi “Annex” personnel attempt to round up some of Gadafi’s good stuff which include shoulder fired guided missiles (anti-armor and anti-air) plus heavy machine-guns, RPG’s, explosives, ammo, and other “good” stuff to “make sure it is secure” (of course not to give any to the “Syrian opposition”).
September 6, 2012. The “Al Entisar”, a rather small Libyan cargo ship on a “humanitarian mission” and reportedly carrying weapons bound for Syrian rebels, docked at Iskanderun, Turkey (approx. 35 miles from the Syrian border).
September 11, 2012 @approx 2:00p.m., Egyptian Embassy in Cairo “stormed by angry mob”. American flag pulled down and burned, replaced with flag with Arabic characters meaning “There is but one God who is Allah and Muhammad is his messenger” commonly used by al-Qaeda and their Buddies.
September 11, 2012 @approx. 8:30p.m., Turkish Consul General Ali Sait Akin leaves Benghazi mission (no protest going on). Why is the Turkish Consul General meeting the U. S. Ambassador to Libya in Libya, and at Benghazi instead of Tripoli? Isn’t there a “Mission” or, maybe, a Consulate(?), Embassy(?), Ambassador(?) in Turkey somewhere? I thought Ambassador Stevens was in Benghazi to open a school or something . . . ?
September 11, 2012 @ approx. 9:42p.m., the “Mission” (also known as “Villa C”) was attacked by heavily armed terrorists
September 11, 2012 @ 9:59p.m. DOD orders drone diverted to Benghazi, @11:10p.m., unarmed drone arrives overhead at Benghazi “Mission”, live feed via satellite to White House, State Dept., Dept. of Defense, etc “Situation Rooms”.
September 12(?), 2012 @within hours of the attack, Mitt Romney politicizes the Benghazi Tragedy.
September 12, 2012 Obama meets with Sec. of State Clinton @ State Dept. (Bldg.), C-17 leaves Tripoli with 4 bodies and survivors @7:17pm local, Obama (in Air Force One) goes to fund raiser in Las Vegas (arrives @ 6:50pm local), C-17 arrives at Ramstein Air Base@11:19pm local (approx. 4 hrs. flight-time).
(Note: for brevity, many details left out)
November 6, 2012 (US) Election held
. . . and NOW we’re sending weapons?
Arming Al Quaeda is morally deprived, wicked, and insane.
Glad to see the apparatchiks are using the money they extort from TAXPAYING AMERICANS to good use
I have very little doubt that we probably delivered the gas delivery system to AQ and the MB. The gassing was staged and set up IMO to blame Asad. Probably some CIA operative or our ambassador didn’t like it the arms dealing, maybe they were gonna whistle blow, and they were rubbed out, scrubbed, gone. Most likely the weapons were delivered with the “go ahead” by everyone of those R’s who were saber rattling, ie McCain and the gang of morons.
Somehow, Benghazi fits into this whole picture.
Tinfoil hat time? I dunno, just my feeling about not trusting this government anymore.
By Article III, Section 3 definition, it most certainly is.
ah, then fire for effect, rebels in the open.
FWIW here’s a snippet from the wiki page on the Syrian civil war:
“On 13 June, a government official states that the Obama administration, after days of high-level meetings, has approved providing lethal arms to the Supreme Military Council...a rebel command structure that includes representatives from most major rebel groups, and excludes the Islamic extremist elements. The decision was made shortly after the administration concluded that the Assad government used chemical weapons on opposition forces, thus crossing the ‘red line’ drew by Obama earlier in 2012. The arms will include small arms and ammunition, and possibly anti-tank weapons...”
Apparently the decision was made last June. The article goes on to state that CIA-trained people have been inserted into the conflict.
This story is a “LIMITED HANG-OUT”:
They’re making this prominent disclosure simply in order to imply that they HAVE NOT been supplying ALL KINDS OF BAD STUFF to the “rebels” for QUITE SOME TIME already.
It’s a smart type of LIE.
Fire for effect with that!!
That son-of-a-bitch in the Whitehouse has got me pissed right now !!!
It’s all there, the coverup, the deceptions, the hiding of several personnel (and others) from the public and from the news media ... all in order to prevent the Americn public from knowing, that
OBAMA WAS ARMING THE AXIS OF TERRORISM
... which could not be known BEFORE THE ELECTION IN NOVEMBER 2011.
He committed a crime: fraud.
He intentionally defrauded the United States and our people, and our Constitution.
“Oh, we just started arming the ‘activists’ after Assad used chemical weapons on his own women and children.” Lies upon lies upon false flags upon lies. Of course the US was in at the ground floor of this thing but they’re trying to position themselves as concerned onlookers, just like with Egypt and Libya.
Starting a pool for the length of time it will take for these weapons to be used against US citizens and/or soldiers.
You are probably close. I”ll buy it.
“One Year Later: Why We Were In Benghazi”
In August 2012, NBC reported a possible game-changer in the Syrian revolution. A small cache of Russian surface-to-air missiles had made their way to rebels. NBC’s report identifies the weapons as precisely the type of Russian-made missiles which had gone missing in Libya. The fact that, according to NBC, they turned up in Turkey suggests they might have been part of the Libya-to-Qatar-to-Turkey arms pipeline which the CIA had been involved with since January 2012.
A month later, just three days after the 9/11 attack in Benghazi, the Times of London reported that a Libyan ship carrying 400 tons of weapons including “SAM-7 surface-to-air anti-aircraft missiles” docked in Turkey. This was the largest known shipment of weapons to Syria at the time. The ship’s captain, Omar Mousaeeb, was from Benghazi.
What is not highlighted in the article, but of utmost importance to discern, is that our ‘Regime, led by ‘resident 0, is aiding muslim brotherhood-based rebels. Nowhere is it stated any aid flowing to the more Copt-based rebels... that is, rebels who would be more aligned to a non-marxist leaning United States.
If it is indeed a fact the “rebels” poisoned their own, this admin wouldn’t let it be known.
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