We know that Obama has given advanced weapons to the Syrian jihadists. We also know that a recent plan, backed by Arizona Senator John McCain could put more shoulder fired stinger missiles in the hands of Muslim jihadists. Additionally, the Obama administration has supplied Syrian jihadists with arms via John Brennan’s Central Intelligence Agency. Now, video has emerged that indicates that Syrian jihadists may have US-made antitank missiles. Take a look:
Stop and consider the consequences of giving advanced 21st-century weaponry to the savages of Islam, who are stuck in the seventh century, and are determined to destroy the 21st century.
According to the Los Angeles Times
AMMAN, Jordan — Video has surfaced that appears to show antitank guided missiles in the hands of a rebel faction operating in southern Syria, the latest indication that sophisticated U.S. weaponry is making its way to antigovernment fighters in Syria.
The video, posted April 13 on YouTube, seems to depict a fighter from a group called the Omari Brigades firing a BGM-71 TOW missile at what appears to be a bunkered Syrian army tank.
Although other videos circulating on the Internet have shown rebel groups in northern Syria firing TOW missiles, this marks the first time the U.S.-made weapon has appeared publicly in the arsenal of insurgents in southern Syria, a key front close to the Jordanian border.
TOW missiles may also be showing up in central Syria. The Ahmad Al-Abdo Battalions, a rebel faction based in the mountainous Qalamoun region between Syria and Lebanon, has likewise uploaded videos of what appear to be TOW missiles being deployed in combat.
A commander of the Lions of Allah battalions who goes by the nickname Abu Yasser, said TOW missiles had recently become available to his group, which operates outside Damascus, the Syrian capital.
“I think a large shipment has arrived, because you can now buy it on the black market,” he said via Skype.
The accuracy of the various videos could not be authenticated. But Charles Lister, visiting fellow at the Brookings Doha Center, who monitors weapon flows to Syria, identified the arms in the video from southern Syria as TOW missiles.
The weapon is designed to pierce the kind of armor found on Russian tanks, a mainstay of the Syrian army’s ground operations. The missile’s unique optical sighting mechanism distinguishes it from other weapons in the rebel arsenal, such as the Chinese-made HJ-8 “Red Arrow” variant, Lister said.
While we are unsure about who supplied the TOW missiles, the international black market is a possible and likely source. I question the possibility that these missiles may have also been a part of the missiles that went missing in Libya and fell into the hands of Al-Qaeda under Obama’s watch. Though many of these missiles have been labeled as surface-to-air missiles and anti-aircraft missiles, could a reasonable person assume that TOW missiles could be among those?
While recent revelations have exposed that Saudi Arabia was complicit and supported the 9/11 hijackers, the Obama administration’s Pentagon approved a $1 billion sale of 15,000 TOW missiles to them.
The Syrian jihadists have pressed the West to fund and supply them with weapons. So far, Obama has been complying. Lest you think Obama is doing this on his own, just remember that Congress is just as complicit in the matter.
The LA Times goes on to report, “The Omari brigades (The southern affiliate of the Syrian Revolutionaries Front, led by Jamal Maarouf) were the first recipients in southern Syria of the Chinese-made Red Arrows, delivered as part of a Saudi-financed pipeline that stretched from Jordan as far as Croatia, according to reports in 2012.” The group’s spokesperson also claims that the weapon fired in the video comes from their stockpile of Red Arrow antitank missiles.
So far, these weapons have not been effective, as Bashar al-Assad’s forces have been pushing back against the Obama-backed jihadists, forcing them back on major fronts, which include the Homs province and the suburbs of Damascus.Don't forget to Like Freedom Outpost on Facebook and Twitter, and follow our friends at RepublicanLegion.com.
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