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U.S. Officials: CIA Has Been Supplying Arms To Syrian Rebels For Weeks
TPM ^ | September 12, 2013 | KIMBERLY DOZIER

Posted on 09/12/2013 5:20:10 AM PDT by xzins

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the CIA has been delivering light machine guns and other small arms to Syrian rebels for several weeks, following President Barack Obama’s decision to arm the rebels.

The agency has also arranged for the Syrian opposition to receive anti-tank weaponry like rocket-propelled grenades through a third party, presumably one of the Gulf countries that has been arming the rebels, according to a senior U.S. intelligence official and two former intelligence officials. They spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the classified program publicly.

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With anti-tank weaponry being considered small arms, one has to specifically ask if that includes Javelins.

And one has to ask if these idiots are channeling stingers.

They are so stupid in Barackistan

1 posted on 09/12/2013 5:20:10 AM PDT by xzins
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With anti-tank weaponry being considered small arms, one has to specifically ask if that includes Javelins.

And one has to ask if these idiots are channeling stingers.

They are so stupid in Barackistan


2 posted on 09/12/2013 5:20:30 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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Who cares that we’re arming al Qaeda, the Muslim Brotherhood, and every other islamofascist on the planet?

They should be impeached.

Those are our enemies! They’ve murdered our people for decades now.


3 posted on 09/12/2013 5:21:48 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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What better way to celebrate the murder of Americans
on 911 and the rape and murder of a US Ambassador
on 911 .... than by giving weaons to the murderers. [/s]


4 posted on 09/12/2013 5:22:47 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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Muslims have been murdering infidels for over 1400 years.


5 posted on 09/12/2013 5:23:45 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I'm a Conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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I think its been going on for a whole lot longer than that. I have personally believed that it explains the massive ammunition buys of our government.

We have extended the Syrian war far beyond what it should have lasted.


6 posted on 09/12/2013 5:23:56 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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U.S. officials say the CIA has been delivering light machine guns and other small arms to Syrian rebels for several weeks at least a year,...

There, fixed it.

7 posted on 09/12/2013 5:24:16 AM PDT by Jack of all Trades (Hold your face to the light, even though for the moment you do not see.)
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traitors in the American administration need to be arrested and tried


8 posted on 09/12/2013 5:27:02 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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U.S. officials say the CIA has been delivering light machine guns and other small arms to Syrian rebels for several weeks

"several weeks" > 52 weeks

9 posted on 09/12/2013 5:27:07 AM PDT by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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I agree. For some reason they’re afraid to go beyond a few weeks.

My suspicion when I put on my tin-foil hat is that Stephens in Libya was channeling stingers and special weapons to the Syrian al Qaeda, he knew it since he was an Obama stooge or he wouldn’t have been in the position, and part of the covert plan he didn’t know was that he and all who knew were to be offed.


10 posted on 09/12/2013 5:27:15 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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How much of it is the MB diverting to Morsi’s supporters in Egypt?


11 posted on 09/12/2013 5:27:30 AM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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Reports of anti-tank arms surfaced several weeks ago, presumably through Saudi Arabia. But as noted, if the US is helping this would be contrary to Obama’s “public” orders.


12 posted on 09/12/2013 5:28:22 AM PDT by 11th Commandment (http://www.thirty-thousand.org/)
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Weeks ?? How stupid they think we are.
Try a year or more.


13 posted on 09/12/2013 5:29:34 AM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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We are at war and the president of The United States of America........is on the wrong side.


14 posted on 09/12/2013 5:29:50 AM PDT by Kakaze (I want The Republic back !)
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I’m sure we’re doing that, too.

Hell, we’re probably sending arms to al Qaeda in Afghanistan who are killing our own troops.

The evolving kingdom of Barackistan knows no al Qaeda enemy that it doesn’t want to help


15 posted on 09/12/2013 5:30:03 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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But as noted, if the US is helping this would be contrary to Obama’s “public” orders.

Apparently, then, someone in Syria has come up with rock solid proof of US complicity.

16 posted on 09/12/2013 5:31:51 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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The CIA has been supplying arms to the Muslim Brotherhood in the Middle East for at least a year. That was what Benghazi was all about. It’s time the lazy, worthless Republicans blow the lid off the Obama administration cesspool and reveal Hillary Clinton’s role in this debacle.


17 posted on 09/12/2013 5:31:54 AM PDT by txrefugee
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Reports of anti-tank arms surfaced several weeks ago, presumably through Saudi Arabia.

That's how it works. We give arms to a second party middle man who in turn gives different weapons to the intended third party.
18 posted on 09/12/2013 5:33:35 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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I have personally believed that it explains the massive ammunition buys of our government.

Especially after the massive buy of ammo in a caliber the US government doesn't even use.

I don't remember the exact caliber that had everyone scratching their heads. Anyone?

19 posted on 09/12/2013 5:34:03 AM PDT by justlurking (tagline removed, as demanded by Admin Moderator)
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Through a third party..... hmmmm.....let’s see..... the Saudis...maybe Iran. Would like to know how Putin feels about this. Supposing this info is true, seems like Obama has some explaining to do. Didn’t he say we would not get directly involved in the Syrian civil war? THIS IS INVOLVED! All the sputter about military action against Assad and congressional approval, smoke and mirrors. It’s been going on for weeks BY PROXY!


20 posted on 09/12/2013 5:35:02 AM PDT by fivecatsandadog (Wcivhy does my phone go all wonky every time I say something bad about Obama?)
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