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CIA Begins Sending Weapons To Syria Rebels

CIA Begins Sending Weapons To Syria Rebels

By Ernesto Londoño and Greg Miller, Published: September 11

The CIA has begun delivering weapons to rebels in Syria, ending months of delay in lethal aid that had been promised by the Obama administration, according to U.S. officials and Syrian figures. The shipments began streaming into the country over the past two weeks, along with separate deliveries by the State Department of vehicles and other gear — a flow of material that marks a major escalation of the U.S. role in Syria’s civil war.

The arms shipments, which are limited to light weapons and other munitions that can be tracked, began arriving in Syria at a moment of heightened tensions over threats by President Obama to order missile strikes to punish the regime of Bashar al-Assad for his alleged use of chemical weapons in a deadly attack near Damascus last month.

The arms are being delivered as the United States is also shipping new types of nonlethal gear to rebels. That aid includes vehicles, sophisticated communications equipment and advanced combat medical kits.

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Bumping to keep this on front page. Everyone needs to know that

we are sending weapons to the rebels in Syria.

A.Hansen

Obama to McCain...

"Shhhh, settle down and relax John. Let's start small but I am still going to buy your damned guns and send them over there! We good now?"

If I disappear from a discussion please forgive me. My 24-7 business requires me to split mid-sentence to serve them. I am not ducking out, I will be back later to catch up.

Charlie Wilson's War

The only difference is there will be no problem coming up with the money to pay for it this time and the Arms will come from the U.S. instead of Israel.

If I disappear from a discussion please forgive me. My 24-7 business requires me to split mid-sentence to serve them. I am not ducking out, I will be back later to catch up.

If You Ask Me, We already are at War with Syria.

I guess it depends of what the meaning of what War is. Like Bill Clinton's terminology of the word 'is'; it depends on what the meaning of 'is' is. The other day I met a syrian when I was at my local liquid store. He owns the store along with his cousin. We were talking when I asked him where he was from. He said he was from Syria and that he came to America in 2005. He learn how to speak English when he arrived here. He came over because his wife's family was here. He still has family over in Syria and told me that 90% of the Syrians LIKE Assad. I told him about this website and that we support not going to war with Syria.

What would we do if we were invaded by rebels? We need to stop this aid to the rebels, and we need to stop it NOW!

A.Hansen

CIA delivers the weapons...

No wonder where those Chemical Weapons came from......

So the people have no say in

So the people have no say in this, and people wonder why people are pissed

Why Don't We Have A Say? If Americans did not want us to go

to war with Syria, they surely would be against us supplying weapons to the rebels to assist in the civil war that has been going on for years now. Did Congress approve these weapons to the rebels or was it Obama? What can we do to stop weapons going to the rebels? Washington does represent us, don't they?

A.Hansen

CIA Began Phony Merc Arab Springs

Corp whore media simply can not stop lying. CIA has been arming and weaponizing their death squads in Syria for over 2 years now. CIA mercs STARTED the phony 'democracy' uprising over there to begin with. It is and was, always CIA-Mossad-MI6 (with Muslim lackeys) game to overthrow Assad. To pretend that they are just now belatedly getting in on the deal is pure WMD crap.

The FED and The CIA

two huge mistakes...

Yep, anything outside the

Yep, anything outside the scope of the constitution, is a big mistaky

The anti federalists were right,

bring back the Articles!!!!

"It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere".
--Voltaire

It's hard not to be a menace to society when half the population is happy on their knees. - unknown

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This shows and proves...

the sad futility of our gov't.

DEFUND the cia! Scatter them to the winds...JFK was right.

its 'cos I owe ya, my young friend...
Rockin' the FREE world in Tennessee since 1957!
9/11 Truth.

Proving Rand correct...

"Twelve years after we were attacked by Al-Qaeda, twelve years after 3,000 Americans were killed by Al-Qaeda, president obama now asks us to be allies with Al-Qaeda."