Skip to comments.Syrian opposition fighters obtain US-made anti-tank missiles
Posted on 04/17/2014 3:38:53 AM PDT by Timber Rattler
Syria's opposition fighters have been supplied with U.S.-made anti-tank missiles, the first time a major American weapons system has appeared in rebel hands.
It is unclear how the rebels obtained the wire-guided missiles, which are capable of penetrating heavy armor and fortifications and are standard in the U.S. military arsenal. The United States has sold them in the past to Turkey, among other countries, and the Pentagon approved the sale of 15,000 of the weapons to Saudi Arabia in December. Both countries aid Syrian opposition groups.
U.S. officials declined to discuss the origin of the weapons but did not dispute that the rebels have them.
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The EXEMPT and their beloved antiAmerican Tyrant
has armed al Qaeda with this.
This is treason against the American people, folks.
Just like the MANPADS.
Just like the Sarin.
We know damn well how they obtained them...CIA smuggling and endorsed by Baraq Hussein Obama (his new Muzzie name; not real name)
Why not, it turned out really well in Afghanistan. /s
Yep....BHO and his religion of peace.
WE, America, land of the free and the home of the brave, are supporting and arming the very same cannibal throat cutters who flew airplanes into the buildings of New York and Washington.
And maybe 1% of America even knows it is happening.
I thought only AMERICAN SAMs were given to the terrorists, by AMERICANS, to shoot down AMERICAN aircraft through Bengazi.
Didn’t know they also gave AMERICAN anti-armor rockets away through Bengazi.
Syrian Rebels Appear to Have a New Type of U.S.-made Anti-Tank Weapon
Absolutely incredulous. Of course anyone paying attention knows damn well how the rebels obtained the wire guided missiles.
Tin soldiers and Obama coming,
We're finally on our own.
This summer I hear the drumming,
Four dead in Benghazi
When are the Congressional hearings to commence on the newest criminal abomination by this regime ?
The missiles must have fallen off a truck.
If even THAT much... There simply seems to be no educating Americans as to why this is a dangerous development. They've forgotten about 9/11 and have resumed their long holiday from history.
They just don't care.
Uncle Scam and the Soviet EU are funding and arming Christan slaughtering Al Qaeda foreign mercenaries to overthrow the legitimate government of Syria. What does that say about the people Uncle Scam and the Soviet EU are supporting in the overthrow of the legitimate government of Ukraine.
Call your Congressman and request their position on arming Al Qaeda with American weapons. Let them know how you feel about it.
1. Both sides in that war are American haters and will do anything to destroy the US and any American - that is a given.
2. Some of those weapons will be transferred to another place in the world where they can accomplish #1.
3. Whoever caused that sale to happen has aided an enemy and is a traitor - whether an Obama appointee at DOD or in the Senate.
It is unclear how the rebels obtained the wire-guided missiles...
The missiles took the scenic route: Benghazi (Libya), Turkey, Syria. That removes the “un” from unclear.
I think it’s too late for the rebels.
Your link is blocked as a “phishing page” on my computer.
It is from Time.com
“What could possibly go wrong?”
Well, we can expect these anti-tank missiles killing Americans in Abrams tanks, and all our armored vehicles somewhere sometime in a future conflict.
Regardless of where it’s from our corporate firewall doesn’t like it. Of course if it’s from Time maybe they’re on to something.
Former time editor sworn in at state dept