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CIA preparing to deliver rebels arms through Turkey and Jordan

Posted By admin On June 15, 2013 @ 5:39 am In Featured Stories,Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

Greg Miller and Joby Warrick
Washington Post [1]
June 15, 2013

The CIA is preparing to deliver arms to rebel groups in Syria through clandestine bases in Turkey and Jordan that were expanded over the past year in an effort to establish reliable supply routes into the country for nonlethal material, U.S. officials said.

The bases are expected to begin conveying limited shipments of weapons and ammunition within weeks, officials said, serving as critical nodes for an escalation of U.S. involvement in a civil war that has lately seen a shift in momentum toward the forces of President Bashar al-Assad.

Syria experts cautioned that the opposition to Assad remains a chaotic mix of secular and Islamist elements, highlighting the risk that some American-provided munitions may be diverted from their intended recipients.

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[1] Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/cia-preparing-to-deliver-rebels-arms-through-turkey-and-jordan/2013/06/14/e38dabf2-d522-11e2-a73e-826d299ff459_story.html

[2] US troop buildup in Jordan after Turkey shuts US-NATO arms corridor to Syrian rebels: http://www.prisonplanet.com/us-troop-buildup-in-jordan-after-turkey-shuts-us-nato-arms-corridor-to-syrian-rebels.html

[3] Saudis Step Up Help for Rebels in Syria With Croatian Arms: http://www.prisonplanet.com/saudis-step-up-help-for-rebels-in-syria-with-croatian-arms.html

[4] Syrian Rebels Hope for US Arms in August – Reports: http://www.prisonplanet.com/syrian-rebels-hope-for-us-arms-in-august-reports.html

[5] Turkey Supplies Syrian Rebels With Air Defense Missiles – TV: http://www.prisonplanet.com/turkey-supplies-syrian-rebels-with-air-defense-missiles-tv.html

[6] First European & NATO heavy arms for Syrian rebels. Russian reprisal expected: http://www.prisonplanet.com/first-european-nato-heavy-arms-for-syrian-rebels-russian-reprisal-expected.html

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