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Syria jihadists now using Humvees seized in Iraq

Beirut (AFP) - Jihadists fighting in Syria's war put to use for the first time on Sunday American-made Humvees that they seized during a lightning offensive in Iraq this month, a monitor said.

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL, used the armoured vehicles to capture the villages of Eksar and Maalal in Aleppo province, which borders Turkey, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

It came after heavy fighting against the Islamic Front and its Al-Qaeda-affiliated ally, the Al-Nusra Front, said the Observatory, a Britain-based group that gets its information from a network of sources on the ground.


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Following the script

I think this was one of those long term goals.
I believe they got what they wanted, now a much "broader" war on terror.
You might be a terrorist if you driver a Hummer.
It won't be long before these scumbags are crawling across the Southern Border...where our Mexican neighbor will be glad to grant them passage. Won't be long.

American-made Humvees!

Our tax dollars hard at work... Against us!

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Who are the freakin idiots...

who let this happen?

And why in the hell aren't they being prosecuted?

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

Too profitable...

to prosecute.

Think AM General, the maker of HMMWV cares? It is good for business. Now the gub'ment needs to buy more.

Who's going to stand up and call for a prosecution? Lindsey Grahm? Mitch McConnell?

They're already putting Rand Paul in the isolationist box.

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