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Top U.S.-Backed Rebel Commander Flees Syria
| Noah Rayman
Posted on 12/12/2013 12:37:04 PM PST by mojito
The top Western-backed rebel commander in Syria has fled the country amid growing infighting with Islamist rebels, U.S. officials said Wednesday.
Gen. Salim Idris of the Free Syrian Army fled into Turkey and flew to Doha, Qatar on Sunday after Islamist rebel groups took over his headquarters and warehouses of U.S.-provided military gear along the border between Turkey and Syria...
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TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Syria
KEYWORDS: freesyrianarmy; generalidris; syria
Our "moderate" just ran away. The other guys just got the "warehouses" of goodies.
posted on 12/12/2013 12:37:04 PM PST
Was he U.S.-backed? Or ObaMao administration-backed? There’s a clear distinction.
posted on 12/12/2013 12:45:28 PM PST
(Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
They’ve just changed their story, saying he was already in Turkey at the time. I guess he ran away in anticipation that his ass was about to be incinerated...
posted on 12/12/2013 12:47:25 PM PST
(Don't twerk me, Bro!)
Obama, Kerry, and McCain will just continue lying to us, saying the rebels are moderates. They’re killing Christians over there, using the weapons we are giving them.
posted on 12/12/2013 12:48:02 PM PST
by Telepathic Intruder
(The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
This is why we should have backed the Russians backing Assad.
posted on 12/12/2013 12:48:07 PM PST
by Little Ray
(How did I end up in this hand-basket, and why is it getting so hot?)
To: Little Ray
Yep, and the whole gas attack story was a complete farce!!!
posted on 12/12/2013 1:01:53 PM PST
the islamics just “stole” a whole warehouse of US arms the other day
posted on 12/12/2013 1:02:41 PM PST
(Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
I think it was. Are you being sarcastic or serious?
I am serious I think it was a grand production by the opposition to try and sucker us into fighting another fight for them.
posted on 12/12/2013 1:35:23 PM PST
To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...
Zero bailed on him, at least twice — once in the chemical weapons arsenal “agreement” and again with the Iranian “agreement”. The jihadists have been attacking and killing FSA for over a year, even while attacking each other.
posted on 12/13/2013 3:20:21 AM PST
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