Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Tag: Anti-Aircraft Missiles

Congress Votes To Give Jihadists Anti-aircraft Missiles

On Thursday, the Senate passed a bill that puts every American who travels by plane at risk. It is among the stupidest pieces of legislation ever written and it explains-- to a great extent-- why the US Congress has a public approval rating of 13 percent and is among the...

Congress authorizes anti-aircraft missiles for Syrian opposition

Washington, D.C. – Congress for the first time authorized the Department of Defense to provide vetted-Syrian rebels with anti-aircraft missiles. The provision is contained within the $619 billion Fiscal Year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, which passed the Senate on Dec. 8 and the House on Dec. 2. Under the bill,...

The U.S. Wants To Design Safer Anti-Aircraft Missiles for Syria’s Rebels

It’s not going very well. With the Syrian cease-fire in tatters, the country’s battered rebels are clamoring for one thing as bombs again fall on their cities and markets: shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles to strike back at the warplanes of Syrian strongman Bashar al-Assad and his Russian allies. In recent days, U.S....

U.S. Readies Plan B to Arm Syria Rebels

WASHINGTON—The Central Intelligence Agency and its regional partners have drawn up plans to supply more-powerful weapons to moderate rebels in Syria fighting the Russia-backed regime in the event the country’s six-week-old truce collapses, according to U.S. and other officials. The preparations for a so-called Plan B center on providing vetted...

Syrian Rebels Say Saudi Arabia Is Stepping Up Weapons Deliveries

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Saudi Arabia, quietly cooperating with American and British intelligence and other Arab governments, has modestly increased deliveries of weapons to rebels fighting in southern Syria, the rebels say. But the shipments have not been large enough to assuage rebel frustration that they are being abandoned, as the...

Syrian rebel forces trained by West are moving towards Damascus

Le Figaro reports rebel soldiers trained by US, Jordan, Israel crossed border to Syria on Aug 17. Guerrilla fighters trained by the West began moving towards Damascus in mid-August, French newspaper Le Figaro reported on Thursday. Le Figaro reported that this is the reason behind the Assad regime's alleged chemical weapons...

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