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Obama considers sending anti-aircraft weapons to Syrian opposition
RT ^ | 3-28-2014 | RT

Posted on 03/28/2014 9:32:13 PM PDT by tcrlaf

President Barack Obama may authorize the shipment of new air defense systems to rebel forces in Syria’s ongoing civil war, a new Associated Press report states.

Citing an unnamed US official, the AP stated Obama is mulling over the idea of sending man-portable air-defense systems, also known as MANPADs, to Syrian opposition groups, a move that would mark a notable shift compared to the White House’s past statements.

As RT reported last month, the Obama administration has been interested in employing new ways to put pressure on Syrian President Bashar Assad and boost the opposing rebels, who have lost ground in the conflict over the last few months.

Officials then stated the US would send anti-tank rockets and humanitarian aid to the opposition, but noted MANPADs – portable missile-launchers – would not be part of the package, due to fears they could land in extremist hands and potentially be used to take down commercial airliners.


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; Russia
KEYWORDS: agitprop; ibtz; missiles; obama; pravda; russiatoday; saudis; syria
Wow... I said earlier that Obama would try to press Putin in Syria, after yet another embarrassing exchange.

And I knew the Saudi's were angry that Obama didn't follow through with the attack on Syria, but MANPADS TO AL QUAEDA???

1 posted on 03/28/2014 9:32:13 PM PDT by tcrlaf
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To: tcrlaf

this is merely an excuse for al quaeda to use the MANPADS obama gave them in libya


2 posted on 03/28/2014 9:35:47 PM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: tcrlaf

It is all that higher education he has. He KNOWS what is the best thing to do. Giving MANPADS to anyone in the Middle East except Israel is the same as handing them over to terrorists. Our Glorious Leader strikes again.


3 posted on 03/28/2014 9:36:38 PM PDT by rustyboots
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To: tcrlaf

These people are operating SLAUGHTER HOUSES for Christians. Obama is aiding war crimes. He needs to be arrested. HIM AND JOHN MCSHAME!!!!!


4 posted on 03/28/2014 9:37:35 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: tcrlaf
To the same bastards who are torching Christian Churches and slaughtering Christians every chance they get!

The World has truly turned upside-down!



America demands Justice for the Fallen of Benghazi!

O stranger, tell the Lacedaemonians that we lie here, obedient to their command.

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

5 posted on 03/28/2014 9:38:05 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1<center> <table back969 - St. Mlichael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: tcrlaf
Within a couple weeks all the MANPAD’s will be back in the USA, and al-Qaeda will be shooting down our commercial passenger jets.
6 posted on 03/28/2014 9:39:53 PM PDT by zeestephen
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To: tcrlaf

He already did, in Benghazi.


7 posted on 03/28/2014 9:43:07 PM PDT by FlyingEagle
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To: tcrlaf

MANPADs to Al Qaeda, MRE’s to Ukrainians?


8 posted on 03/28/2014 9:46:38 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: CivilWarBrewing

MANPADs to Al Qaeda, MRE’s to Ukrainians?
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Yep, that’s our brilliant young president. I wonder how long it will take the despicable Little Lindsey Graham and the “gotta be in the news” Juan McCain to weigh in and say it’s a wonderful idea.


9 posted on 03/28/2014 9:50:42 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: ConorMacNessa

He is Beelzebama, the Caliph of Corruption...he is the most vile person that has ever occupied the WH!


10 posted on 03/28/2014 9:55:06 PM PDT by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: ConorMacNessa
O stranger, tell the Lacedaemonians that we lie here, obedient to their command.

Interesting

"I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life."

To the same bastards...oy vey

11 posted on 03/28/2014 9:56:01 PM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: tcrlaf

Hussein is bad news.


12 posted on 03/28/2014 9:58:28 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: bigheadfred

http://video.foxnews.com/v/3405275804001/fox-news-reporting-surrendering-america/


13 posted on 03/28/2014 10:09:25 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: LeoWindhorse

bookmark

Thanks L

I am off to bed and the wife says she hates it when I scream in my sleep.


14 posted on 03/28/2014 10:16:14 PM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: bigheadfred

Obaba sending anti-aircraft missiles to the A.Q. etc terrorists....smooth move!
Send them a suitcase nuke too while you are at it?
Give you an excuse to declare Martial Law and yourself as Dictator For Life if they are used for another 9/11 here.

There is dumb.
There is stupid.
And beyond that, there is Obaba.


15 posted on 03/28/2014 10:32:14 PM PDT by OldArmy52 (The question is not whether Obama ever lies, but whether he ever tells the truth.)
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To: OldArmy52

and beyond that there is me screaming in my sleep

but at least i can blame you for just this one


16 posted on 03/28/2014 10:36:31 PM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: tcrlaf

So war is ok for the US and not Russia


17 posted on 03/28/2014 10:59:07 PM PDT by realcleanguy
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To: BenLurkin

He is a tard, never been a real president always trying to up one the real leaders in the world. Also, his vice Biden the “dud” and those other chearleaders that never had a day in the game. Mclame needs to go home and do a hand stand on the toilet and cut from right to left. It is amazing to see thisw country out of control with these ass clowns.


18 posted on 03/28/2014 11:06:01 PM PDT by Busko (The only thing that is certain is that nothing is certain.)
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To: tcrlaf
Send old equipment, and someone experienced in operating it.


19 posted on 03/28/2014 11:06:27 PM PDT by FredZarguna (Das ist nicht nur nicht richtig, es ist nicht einmal falsch!)
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To: tcrlaf

wait...so Zero wants to send rocket launchers to Syrian rebels, but he’s not going to get his way..while on the other coast, we got a Dem being busted for trying to traffic in, yes, folks, rocket launchers. Not saying anything is fishy but you just can’t make this stuff up.


20 posted on 03/28/2014 11:09:46 PM PDT by blueplum
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To: blueplum
Now this timing all makes sense.. Question is, is the FBI trying to prevent Leland Yee from talking or are they seriously trying to stop illegal activity? I think the former not the latter.

Barry >> Pelosi >> Leland Yee

Was Yee given orders to sell those launchers?

21 posted on 03/29/2014 12:28:55 AM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: tcrlaf

Never underestimate the ability of an idiot to double down on his moronicity.


22 posted on 03/29/2014 12:32:15 AM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: tcrlaf

Obama and this hated, EXEMPT Congress wanted to
give MANPADs to al Qaeda before. But they only got the
video of the Ambassador gang-raped.
So, they want to do it again, now.

WHAT DAMN SIDE IS THE pOTUS and the hated EXEMPT Congress on?

Not America’s.


23 posted on 03/29/2014 4:19:53 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: bigheadfred

Exactly! And ‘rebels’ is a nice word for diabolical, murdering muslims!

During the Vietnam War, Joan Baez had her tax money exempt from the military, since she objected to the war. Can we have our tax money exempt from going to muslims?


24 posted on 03/29/2014 5:17:24 AM PDT by abclily
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To: tcrlaf

“Obama considers sending anti-aircraft weapons to Syrian opposition”

Just Obama following orders from the Saudis!


25 posted on 03/29/2014 5:17:53 AM PDT by kenmcg
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To: tcrlaf

Didn’t they already supply enough from the covert gun-running chain in Benghazi?


26 posted on 03/29/2014 5:21:36 AM PDT by WorkingClassFilth
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To: tcrlaf

Odd, that this happens the day after he meets his master (Saudi King).


27 posted on 03/29/2014 5:22:54 AM PDT by castlegreyskull
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To: tcrlaf

Really brilliant.


28 posted on 03/29/2014 5:48:29 AM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: tcrlaf

What happened was the King made him an offer he couldn’t refuse.


29 posted on 03/29/2014 5:52:21 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: tcrlaf

That means that he has already did it.


30 posted on 03/29/2014 6:04:19 AM PDT by sport
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To: Viennacon

And every other son of a bitch that voted for him. And worship the ground that he pisses on.


31 posted on 03/29/2014 6:05:43 AM PDT by sport
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To: ConorMacNessa

A good number of those who call themselves Christians voted for the son o a bitch that occupies the White House, twice, Condor. The blood of the slaughtered Christians is also on the head of every Obama voter. Because they support the slaughter of the Christians over there.


32 posted on 03/29/2014 6:11:10 AM PDT by sport
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To: OldArmy52

There is dumb.

(((
If it was done out of stupidity, I would not be so furious. But this is being done out of sheer evil and intended to change the balance of power in the world. The Soros Administration is using many ways to destroy Western civilization, especially the USA.


33 posted on 03/29/2014 6:53:48 AM PDT by Bigg Red (1 Pt 1: As he who called you is holy, be holy yourselves in every aspect of your conduct.)
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To: Bigg Red

How is this stuff not far worse than Iran-Contra? I think comparison should be made by someone with some authority who can stick to their guns. I know it’s just magical thinking...like anything will happen other than lawlessness, corruption and empowering Islam.


34 posted on 03/29/2014 9:31:34 AM PDT by Sheapdog (Chew the meat, spit out the bones - FUBO - Come and get me)
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To: Sheapdog

You are correct. Nothing will be done.

So glad I have my religious faith to sustain me.


35 posted on 03/29/2014 12:20:40 PM PDT by Bigg Red (1 Pt 1: As he who called you is holy, be holy yourselves in every aspect of your conduct.)
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To: tcrlaf

Stupid is as stupid does. Life is like a box of chocolates, with an occasional cat turd disguised as a candy kiss.


36 posted on 03/29/2014 3:16:48 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: FlyingEagle
He already did, in Benghazi.

Actually I think that was the intent, but it went FUBAR.

The 30,000 MANPADS were in Libya and the whole Benghazi set up was to get them to Syria...

Some local terrorist entity did not want that to happen...

37 posted on 03/29/2014 3:46:00 PM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: tcrlaf

He’s going to send “manpads”. I guess Boner doesn’t want to give up his “kneepads”.


38 posted on 03/29/2014 9:59:25 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: zeestephen

I have to admit there are a few airplanes I wouldn’t be upset about being “what you said”.


39 posted on 03/29/2014 10:00:38 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: tcrlaf

Most Western sources are putting the current percentage of rebel fighters who are members of al-Qaeda, al-Qaeda splinter groups or groups who share al-Qaeda’s ideology at about 75%.

The weapons the CIA already funneled to the supposedly secular rebels have been used by ISIS in Fallujah, Iraq to attack US made armored vehicles operated by the Iraqi army.


40 posted on 03/30/2014 4:46:48 AM PDT by Monmouth78
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To: tcrlaf

Yessir, Obama got the riot act from our Saudi masters. They want something now or.........................maybe like the last time.

Don’t we love arming terrorists?


41 posted on 03/30/2014 4:49:14 AM PDT by dforest
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To: tcrlaf

To the liver eaters.


42 posted on 03/30/2014 4:51:22 AM PDT by MarMema (Run Ted Run)
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To: bert

That filthy koranimal is no king, you filthy sympathizer.


43 posted on 03/30/2014 6:05:01 AM PDT by bayouranger (Those who are anti-islam are a National Security Threat.- J.Brennan CIA Dir. Feb10)
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To: bayouranger

Those of you who dwell in the constant darkness of ignorance can never be saved by the light of truth


44 posted on 03/30/2014 6:13:55 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: tcrlaf

And this will not make “news” and the left will never admit that hussein is building up al quaeda.


45 posted on 03/30/2014 7:14:35 AM PDT by SisterK (behold a pale horse)
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