The US Finally Admits To Sending Heavy Weapons From Libya To Syrian Rebels

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    The US Finally Admits To Sending Heavy Weapons From Libya To Syrian Rebels​



    http://www.businessinsider.com ^
    Dec. 9, 2012
    Geoffrey Ingersoll and Michael Kelley


    Diplomatic sources told the Sunday Times that the U.S. "bought weapons from the stockpiles of Libya's former dictator Muammar Gaddafi."

    The heavy arms include mortars, rocket propelled grenades, anti-tank missiles and the controversial anti-aircraft heat-seeking SA-7 missiles, which are integral to countering Bashar Al-Assad's bombing campaign.

    The administration has said that the previously hidden CIA operation in Benghazi involved finding, repurchasing and destroying heavy weaponry looted from Libyan government arsenals, but in October we reported evidence indicating that U.S. agents — particularly murdered ambassador Chris Stevens — were at least aware of heavy weapons moving from Libya to jihadist Syrian rebels.

    From the Times report:

    President Barack Obama authorized clandestine CIA support earlier this year and both the US and Britain have had special forces and intelligence officers on the ground for some time. They have helped with logistics and communications, but until now have refused to arm the Free Syrian Army.

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    The newest report comes days before the U.S. is expected to recognize the newest Syrian coalition (and its Islamic-dominated-command) as the legitimate representative of the Syrian people. The State Department has also indicated it will soon name the opposition's highly effective al-Nusra Front a "terrorist organization" for its ties to Al Qaeda in Iraq (AQI).

    Both of these stipulations — recognition of a unified opposition and creation of distance from extremists — are required in order for the Obama administration to openly acknowledge supporting Syrian rebels with heavy weapons.


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    The truth comes out abot the Assassination and BENGHAZI-GATE. What did Obama know and When did he know it? Obama lied to the American people to falsely win the election.
     
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    I can tell you are desperate to avoid discussing this. I don't see what is difficult about admitting that the administration was shipping guns to Libyan Rebels. Heck, the media wasn't afraid of the topic back when "we" were taking down Qaddaffi. It was all good that we are helping the "rebels".

    It's only after we learned that Al Qaeda was among the Rebels and those terrorists murder our Ambassador and other Americans that this is suddenly something that must not be discussed at all costs. Heck, Obama went so far as to lie about it before the election. There has to be alot more hear than we even know now.
     
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    obama is knowingly violating the law he just signed December 31 2011
    Giving aid to America's enemy.
     
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    Well you know when an idiot support's terrorist's they will avoid the facts at all cost.
     
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    How can he violate a law if he doesnt sign it into law for another three weeks?
     
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    I think you give him too much credit. I don't think he realizes he supports terrorists.
     
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    My bad it should have been written as December 31 2011
     
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    Granny says, "Dat's right - Obama said if dey crossed dat red line he was gonna whomp up on `em...
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    U.S. considers no-fly zone after Syria crosses nerve gas 'red line'
    14 June`13 > The United States is considering a no-fly zone in Syria, potentially its first direct intervention into the two-year-old civil war, Western diplomats said on Friday, after the White House said Syria had crossed a "red line" by using nerve gas.
     
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    YAY---more war !! Thanks Barry. Boots on the ground---bring to em, Barry. Kick ass.
     

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