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Report: American-supplied arms fell into al Qaeda’s hands

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Buried in an interesting account by The  Wall Street Journal is this nugget of information (emphasis added):

The Supreme Military Council, led by Gen. Idriss, has been the focus  of U.S. efforts to bring a command-and-control structure to rebels–but has now  lost to the Islamist extremists most of its ability to operate in some parts of  the north. 

ISIS fighters recently raided a council arms depot filled with lights  [sic] weapons and ammunition, funded by the Gulf states and funneled to the  council with the guidance of the Central Intelligence Agency, council  members said.

The ISIS is, of course, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, one of two  al Qaeda affiliates fighting in Syria. The other is the Al Nusrah Front, which  continues  to fight alongside its ISIL brethren despite a dispute between the two  affiliates’ emirs.

Read more:  http://www.longwarjournal.org/threat-matrix/archives/2013/09/report_american-supplied_arms.php#ixzz2fsh76OzY

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Written by voiceoftruthusa

September 25, 2013 at 5:55 am

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