Skip to comments.US sends small number of advanced weapons to Syrian rebels
Posted on 04/19/2014 10:04:42 AM PDT by ColdOne
It also follows a reorganization of Western-backed fighters aimed at creating a more effective military force and increasing protection for Christian and other religious minoritiessomething of particular importance to Washington.
This shift is seen as a test of whether the U.S. can find a trustworthy rebel partner able to keep sophisticated weapons out of the hands of extremists, Saudi and Syrian opposition figures said. The U.S. has long feared that if it does supply advanced arms, the weapons will wind up with radical groupssome tied to al Qaedawhich have set up bases in opposition-held territory.
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Very good to see how quickly Kerry denounced the vile anti Semitic leaflets in the Ukraine. Still waiting though for him or Obama to denounce the killing and torture of Christians and defenseless nuns by the Islamic rebels in Syria.
Why???? According to news reports, Assad is finally making some progress in freeing Christion communities from the infestation.
The Obama Administration Whopper of the day:
Sending weapons to muslim rebels so they can protect Christians.
If you believe that will happen, Obama also has a bridge for sale you might be interested in...
What are “Advanced weapons”, exactly?
Now we know what Obama and the Saudi King talked about.
They are so dedicated to protect Christians that they nail them to crosses and lift them in the air so that the cars can’t run over them.
I think you just answered your own question. The obama regime despises the presence of Christian communities in Syria.
Does anyone on the PLANET not already know the answer?
ALL potential "rebel partners" ARE extremists!
That is exactly why. Obama hates Christians.
Probably AA and anti-tank weaponry.
There are no good guys in this fight.
I guess we did not learn anything when we armed the mujaheddin in Afghanistan in the 80’s.
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.
Luckily it’s only a “small number”. Of course, the number of manpads required to take down an airliner is pretty small, too.
The terror types they are arming are the same ones that just cut the heads off of shia/alewites and raped their women. Brilliant move,meanwhile the patriots in Ukraine go begging after we talked them into disarming in the mid 90’s.
Who in their right mind would ever trust the US again.?
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