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    Re: Update: U.S. training Syrian rebels; White House 'stepped up assistance'

    Quote Originally Posted by ecofarm View Post
    You think that the US would buy ancient Soviet gear and then give it to the rebels instead of them just purchasing it from any of many possible sources? It's pretty obvious that the 23s come from Assad and countries that have been and are supplying weapons to the rebels. There's no need or reason for the US to be involved in the acquisition, and there are a number of parties from which the weapons likely arrived.
    Yes i do beleive that because the US has currently been funneling old Soviet grade weapons to the rebels through Qatar, Saudi Arabia.


    ?
    You have a source boner.


    Fair enough


    The White House never denied it, it even confirmed it.
    I found no where the White House confirming training rebels, I only found they confimring they were training the Jordanian military.

    As I said. This is recycled news with new blurbs from the White House. Nothing more. It seems you read it wrong.
    I dont think its recylced.


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    Re: Update: U.S. training Syrian rebels; White House 'stepped up assistance'

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    Read more @: [/FONT][/COLOR]Update: U.S. training Syrian rebels; White House 'stepped up assistance' - latimes.com

    I suspected this has been going on long before we knew this and Obama came out public. This does not surprise me. Special training, anti air weapons, all beginning a while back.
    How long will it be before they turn those weapons against the USA?
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    Re: Update: U.S. training Syrian rebels; White House 'stepped up assistance'

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    Read more @: [/FONT][/COLOR]Update: U.S. training Syrian rebels; White House 'stepped up assistance' - latimes.com

    I suspected this has been going on long before we knew this and Obama came out public. This does not surprise me. Special training, anti air weapons, all beginning a while back.
    So in other words, Obama was being deceitful but now that it's beneficial to wag the dog, get the media's attention off his multiple scandals, the White House has leaked this information to a compliant press.
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    Re: Update: U.S. training Syrian rebels; White House 'stepped up assistance'

    Quote Originally Posted by CanadaJohn View Post
    So in other words, Obama was being deceitful but now that it's beneficial to wag the dog, get the media's attention off his multiple scandals, the White House has leaked this information to a compliant press.
    Yea...... Sure..... Obama would leak something else on purpose to prove that he was lying and hiding more form the American public... Good one.. Makes literally no sense at all. And plus this isnt being covered by a lot of the bigger major national media outlets..


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    Re: Update: U.S. training Syrian rebels; White House 'stepped up assistance'

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    Yea...... Sure..... Obama would leak something else on purpose to prove that he was lying and hiding more form the American public... Good one.. Makes literally no sense at all. And plus this isnt being covered by a lot of the bigger major national media outlets..
    1. Obama has been indicating for the better part of two years that the US will not get involved militarily or provide arms to the rebels until such time as there was proof that chemical weapons had been used by Syria against its own people. If the report you posted is true, Obama deceived - in simple terms, lied - to the American people.

    2. If the report is true, and the administration has been carrying on this rebel assistance in secret, why would it be leaked to the media at this time and not before? Is it so unreasonable to assume that with Obama's tanking approval ratings and his house of scandals that the White House leaked this to a friendly member of the media to change the subject?

    3. You've posted this thread under "breaking news" - that implies that the story is just surfacing - of course it hasn't been widely reported yet because the administration only leaked it to the LA Times so far - any bets it'll be played up on the Sunday talk shows and maybe supplant some scandal talk tomorrow?

    It really is remarkable how naive and gullible the average Obama sychophant truly is. I wonder how getting through an average day is managed without serious injury or death.
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    Re: Update: U.S. training Syrian rebels; White House 'stepped up assistance'

    Quote Originally Posted by Dittohead not! View Post
    How long will it be before they turn those weapons against the USA?
    What weapons?

    I highly doubt that a ZSU-23 is of any threat to US or Israeli aircraft. It's not like RPGs are a new thing. And the US did not supply either.

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    Re: Update: U.S. training Syrian rebels; White House 'stepped up assistance'

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    I dont think its recylced.
    It's over three months after the story broke. The story was never denied. What's new besides the latest White House statements?

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    Re: Update: U.S. training Syrian rebels; White House 'stepped up assistance'

    Quote Originally Posted by ecofarm View Post
    It's over three months after the story broke. The story was never denied. What's new besides the latest White House statements?
    White House is "no comment".. And not really because it has now been officially confirmed.


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    Re: Update: U.S. training Syrian rebels; White House 'stepped up assistance'

    Quote Originally Posted by CanadaJohn View Post
    1. Obama has been indicating for the better part of two years that the US will not get involved militarily or provide arms to the rebels until such time as there was proof that chemical weapons had been used by Syria against its own people. If the report you posted is true, Obama deceived - in simple terms, lied - to the American people.
    So Obama lied to the American public about chemical weapons?
    I also suspect he did but how does this have to do with anything because according to this report they have been involved since November.. Long before any suspected chemical weapons were used.
    Anyways how does this at all further you're thesis that Obama is trying to get the media off multiple scandals?

    2. If the report is true, and the administration has been carrying on this rebel assistance in secret, why would it be leaked to the media at this time and not before? Is it so unreasonable to assume that with Obama's tanking approval ratings and his house of scandals that the White House leaked this to a friendly member of the media to change the subject?
    So it didnt get leaked earlier? So what? We have already established that partially it did but this is just now confirming.

    3. You've posted this thread under "breaking news" - that implies that the story is just surfacing - of course it hasn't been widely reported yet because the administration only leaked it to the LA Times so far - any bets it'll be played up on the Sunday talk shows and maybe supplant some scandal talk tomorrow?
    Doubt it. No breaking news reports anywhere on the major MSM.

    It really is remarkable how naive and gullible the average Obama sychophant truly is. I wonder how getting through an average day is managed without serious injury or death.
    How am i at all sticking up for Obama?
    Anyways how does this further you're claim earlier?


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    Re: Update: U.S. training Syrian rebels; White House 'stepped up assistance'

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    So Obama lied to the American public about chemical weapons?
    I also suspect he did but how does this have to do with anything because according to this report they have been involved since November.. Long before any suspected chemical weapons were used.
    Anyways how does this at all further you're thesis that Obama is trying to get the media off multiple scandals?


    So it didnt get leaked earlier? So what? We have already established that partially it did but this is just now confirming.


    Doubt it. No breaking news reports anywhere on the major MSM.


    How am i at all sticking up for Obama?
    Anyways how does this further you're claim earlier?
    I'm not going to say it again - your first paragraph shows you either don't understand what I said or you're intentionally trying to misrepresent my comments. I've made myself perfectly clear - agree or disagree - each to their own view of the world.
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