Did Obama Arm Islamic State Killers?

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    "Exclusive: A new study shows that U.S. government weapons ended up in the hands of Islamic State jihadists, but no one in Washington seems interested in how they got there or what President Obama knew, writes Daniel Lazare.

    Did Barack Obama arm ISIS? The question strikes many people as absurd, if not offensive. How can anyone suggest something so awful about a nice guy like the former president? But a stunning report by an investigative group known as Conflict Armament Research (CAR) leaves us little choice but to conclude that he did.

    CAR, based in London and funded by Switzerland and the European Union, spent three years tracing the origin of some 40,000 pieces of captured ISIS arms and ammunition. Its findings, made public last week, are that much of it originated in former Warsaw Pact nations in Eastern Europe, where it was purchased by United States and Saudi Arabia and then diverted, in violation of various rules and treaties, to Islamist rebels seeking to overthrow Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The rebels, in turn, somehow caused or allowed the equipment to be passed on to Islamic State, which is also known by the acronyms ISIS or ISIL, or just the abbreviation IS.

    This is damning stuff since it makes it clear that rather than fighting ISIS, the U.S. government was feeding it" - Source

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    This is a lengthy article. Combined with the Conflict Armament Research (CAR) report, it points out that the Obama administration did indeed, arm the ISIS, through various and surreptitious means. They make a strong case. It's something I've suspected since he deliberately got us involved in Syria, from the start.
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    Of course he was arming ISIS...but it is likely the Deep State had much to do with it. Presidents don't control the Deep State. The Deep State controls presidents...well since JFK anyway.
     
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    The derp state.
     
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    Another thoughtful post from our forum leading dunce.
     
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    US asks Toyota: Where does ISIS have the white pickups from???

    Toyota: Look at your base in al-Tanf:

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    Snap out of it. You've still got time.
     
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    In a way he gave money and aid to the "good" rebels , the same ones that Israel aided.
     
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