Skip to comments.Obama Administration Sends Shipload Of Arms to Anti-Israel Anti-American Egyptian Regime
Posted on 03/16/2012 12:14:33 PM PDT by opentalk
The US government is sending an arms shipment to Egypt a former US ally that just elected an anti-American Islamic regime into power. The Arab Times reported, via Lucianne:
Amnesty International has called on the United States to clarify the final destination of an arms shipment it said was headed to Egypt, in a statement late on Thursday.
The London-based rights group had earlier said the shipment may be abused by Egyptian security forces, which had fired at protesters in deadly protests in recent months.
But the US Navy said the shipment would not be offloaded in Egypt without clarifying its final destination, the London-based organisation said in a subsequent statement.
Amnesty says the Dutch-flagged vessel, MV Schippersgracht, which left the US Military Ocean Terminal Sunny Point (MOTSU), is carrying a class of dangerous goods that covers cartridges for weapons, fuses and other ammunition and is headed to Egypts Port Said.
Port Said is situated on the northern tip of the Suez Canal, which leads to the Red Sea and several countries that receive weapons from the United States.
Amnesty International is urging US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to clarify who is the final recipient of the latest cargo, the statement said.
It also demanded assurances that arms shipments would not be sent to countries that might use them to commit human rights violations.
The Caliphate will be happy to receive these.
What has happened to the approx 1000 tanks that we left in Egypt and the factory that makes them. These tanks, our latest and greatest, will most likely be used against Israel. This President needs to be impeached for treachery against the U.S.
.. at the very least.
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