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US weapons supplied to ISIS
« on: December 14, 2017, 06:18:58 PM »
https://www.wired.com/story/terror-industrial-complex-isis-munitions-supply-chain/

"...So how exactly did American weapons end up with ISIS? Spleeters can’t yet say for sure. According to a July 19, 2017, report in The Washington Post, the US government secretly trained and armed Syrian rebels from 2013 until mid-2017, at which point the Trump administration discontinued the program—in part over fears that US weapons were ending up in the wrong hands. The US government did not reply to multiple requests for comment on how these weapons wound up in the hands of Syrian rebels or in an ISIS munitions factory. The government also declined to comment on whether the US violated the terms of its end-user certificate and, by extension, failed to comply with the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty, of which it is one of 130 signatories..."

How is Obama's arming declared enemies of the state not treason?



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Re: US weapons supplied to ISIS
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2017, 06:46:10 PM »
https://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/isis-uncovered/isis-weapons-arsenal-included-some-purchased-u-s-government-n829201

"...CAR found that one anti-tank missile sold to the U.S. Army made its way to ISIS in just 59 days.

“This is extremely short,” said Damien Spleeters, the group's researcher for Iraq and Syria, told NBC News during a recent field visit to Tal Afar, Iraq. “It means that there are not many intermediaries in this chain of custody.”..."