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Russia Destroys Most ISIS-Daesh Heavy Weaponry, US Promptly Airdrops 50-Tons of Weapons Into Syria for the Terrorists

Thursday, October 27, 2016 7:29
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By Jay Syrmopoulos  /  Mint Press News  /

The goal of U.S. policy in Syria doesn’t get any more clear; the actual mission being supported by the United States in Syria is regime change, not fighting ISIS.

Reports this week indicated that Islamic State militants were decimated by recent Russian airstrikes, and have lost “most” of their ammunition, heavy vehicles and equipment in the precision strikes, according to the Russian Defense Ministry.

An array of Russian bombers and ground support aircrafts targeted Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) sites in the provinces of Raqqah, Hama, Idlib, Latakia and Aleppo, according to the Russian Defense Ministry. The attacks reportedly destroyed command posts, heavy weapons, ammunition and armament depots, military vehicles, plants producing explosives, field camps and bases.

A Syrian rebel firing a TOW missle.

A report by RT stated:

According to intercepted communications, the militants suffer from shortages of ammunition, small arms and grenade guns. Several commanders allegedly say they will withdraw their units unless their ammunition needs are satisfied.

“Russian airstrikes resulted in the elimination of the majority of ISIS ammunition, heavy vehicles and equipment,” the Defense Ministry tweeted.

Russian anti-terror military operations in the Syrian theater were launched on September, 30, at the request of the Syrian government. The United States has since accused Russia of targeting moderate opposition in Syria, but Moscow says it is after terrorist groups such as IS and Al-Nusra Front.

#SYRIA Russian air strikes resulted in elimination of the most part of #ISIS ammunition, heavy vehicles and equipment

To understand the U.S. position, one has to understand the rapidly evolving U.S. strategy in Syria.

The Obama Administration recently announced that its $500 million plan to train and equip vetted “moderate” rebels was a total failure. Incredibly, the U.S. came up with an even worse plan – remove the training and vetting requirement of the program, and start sending military equipment.

The new protocol embraced by the U.S. would require only leaders of the rebel groups to be vetted. Once the leader of the group is vetted weapons would flow to the group, no questions asked.

Moving quickly to operationalize their new strategy, the U.S. airdropped 50 tons of weapons and ammunition to the newly branded “Syrian Arab Coalition” forces — a U.S. rebel group re-branded, but known for its unreliability and willingness to hand weapons over to al-Qaeda and ISIS.

“Probably 60 to 80 percent of the arms that America shoveled in have gone to al-Qaeda and its affiliates,” according to Joshua Landis, a Syria expert at the University of Oklahoma.

It seems quite obvious that while the U.S. likely supplies al-Qaeda affiliate the al-Nusra front, Ahrar al Shams, and other jihadists in the Syrian combat theater, the idea that the U.S. is once again using the al-Qaeda terror network, similarly to how they were used to fight a proxy war against the Soviet Union in Afghanistan, should give pause to every American as a potential replaying of past U.S. foreign policy failures.

In addition to the U.S. airdropping 50 tons of weapons to Syrian rebel groups, Saudi Arabia delivered 500 TOW anti-tank missiles to anti-Assad Syrian rebels.

Highlighting the actual motivation behind the U.S. and Saudis supply rebel groups heavy weaponry, TOW anti-tank missiles provided to the rebels by the US and its allies have not been used against ISIS, but to strike Russian-made tanks of the Syrian Arab Army as it fights against al-Qaeda and ISIS.

The goal of U.S. policy in Syria doesn’t get any more clear; the actual mission being supported by the United States in Syria is regime change, not fighting ISIS.

According to a report by the Ron Paul Institute:

The TOW missile program is a CIA program, separate from the failed Defense Department rebel training program. The CIA has been arming and training unvetted rebels — many if not most foreign mercenaries rather than Syrians — to overthrow the Assad government since 2011 or 2012. The shot in the arm it has received from new shipments is obvious, as one rebel commander describes a recent attack on Assad’s forces:

‘It was a tank massacre,’ said Capt. Mustafa Moarati, whose Tajamu al-Izza group says it destroyed seven tanks and armored vehicles Wednesday.

More missiles are on the way, he said. New supplies arrived after the Russian deployments began, he said, and the rebels’ allies have promised further deliveries soon, bringing echoes of the role played by U.S.-supplied Stinger anti-aircraft missiles in forcing the Soviet Union to withdraw from Afghanistan in the 1980s.

The current strategy being undertaken is a virtual instant replay of the 1980s US proxy war against the Soviet Union in Afghanistan. The U.S.’s arming of Afghan Islamist rebels to defeat the USSR, directly resulted in the attacks of 9/11 and the ongoing global war on terror. It would be a grave mistake for the U.S. to once again repeat the same mistakes of the past.

It’s stunning how quickly American politicians disregard the clear and present dangers of arming Islamist extremists in an effort to spur regime change. The reality that the U.S. government is supplying weapons to the same extremist groups that attacked the twin towers should serve as a wake-up call to the corrupt nature of international power politics.

The original source of this article is Mint Press News
Copyright © Jay SyrmopoulosMint Press News, 2016 

Articles by: Jay Syrmopoulos
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  • Enjoykin4


    Request a paper ballot !!!!!!!!!!!!
    Split the ticket up !! no strait line voting . SPLIT TICKETS ONLY !!!!!!!!

    • caribbean critic

      America is the swamp

      • wiseoldlady

        NO it is NOT America….it is the LIBERALS and PROGRESSIVES and NEOCONS in both parties that are the vile swamp. DON’T blame the country where half are against this potus and the criminal element in government.

        • Andy

          government is the swamp, the world over

          time for a change, to direct democratic rule, BY the people, not a govt

  • Richard Parker

    Obama and the US State Department are such imbeciles.

  • Air Quotes Shill Air Quotes

    Photo is from 2014.

  • jdpent01

    jdp…Lets face it Obama is a sham and all his past efforts are shams too. What has he done for America but to destroy our dollar, military, economy, infrastructure is still the same or worse as when he took office 8 yrs ago shovel ready jobs a lie just like Hillary upper NY jobs did not happen another lie just to get votes DEMs lie just to get votes, he has corrupted the DOJ, IRS, AND FBI AND HDS by placing yes people who will not honor the oath of office and uses activist judges to legalize immoral practices.HIS SENATE COMPADRES PUSHED HIS HEALTH CARE PKG TO THE DETRIMENT OF FAILURE, MUST PASS BEFORE READING. if it was read first it may have never passed into law the 600 million WEB disaster just another example of Obama going it alone using people who are yes people and not people who can do the job. When he is caught lying he claims executive power, or I only knew from the news reports, another lie of course he is the first one to be told by security AND OTHERS WHAT IS HAPPENING daily, but he relies on his own judgment, only he knows better than any one else, thats why he is a failure in all he does. He got and accepted a Nobel prise for peace but waged war instead. He has nothing to show for his 8 years but failures fast n furious, he has made more enemies than friends Muslims want his head Christians don’t like him because of his immorality. We could go on and on but thabnkd goodness he only has 2 weeks left!

  • truck driver

    Somebody is getting rich from this Syria cat and mouse game, find out who’s getting rich ,, then the Syria cat and mouse game will end.

  • WhiteDawn
  • VirusGuard

    “Several commanders allegedly say they will withdraw their units unless their ammunition needs are satisfied.”

    Can the state department not just send more wepons to ISIS by using UPS to deliver the goods because sending them via Saudi Arabia results in half the weapons being stolen by the Sauid government in the process.

    Russia can eat all the terrorists that are financed by ISISrael in an attempt to steel land from Syria so please send more because the gloves are about to come off in Aleppo and lets we what happens when some of these US backed terrorists start talking.

    >>>>>> YANKS GO HOME, WE NOT WANT YOU IN EUROPE <<<<<<<<<<<

  • Amuzza

    Give me a break John Rolls, You are full of it or you are a troll, ISIS did not do the twin towers, you own freak government is the shit stirrer roaming the earth, murdering all types of people as they go, either to install filthy bankers, sell drugs or steal someones gold or oil and the whole world of non americans know it and ARE SICK OF IT !!

  • eingriff

    The real strategy of the Comintern and its agents Putin and Obama is to keep Muslims killing people, including especially one another.

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