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BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:05 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army’s (SAA) Tiger Forces arrived in northern Hama this week with a big surprise from their previous operations in the Deir Ezzor Governorate.

Units from the Tiger Forces were seen armed with US-manufactured weapons that were seized from the Islamic State (ISIS) during the two month long battle in Deir Ezzor.

According to a military source in Hama, the Syrian Army’s Tiger Forces are planning to use the US-manufactured weapons against the jihadist rebels in the upcoming battle for the Idlib Governorate.

Among the US-manufactured weapons transferred to the Idlib front were a large number of TOW missiles that were previously supplied by Washington to the rebel forces in Syria before they were later sold to the Islamic State.

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Oh so now you know how jihadists sold the weaponry to IS releasing US of any responsibility for this? Like the weaponry was not intended for IS in the first place…

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The US had been warned of this outcome by EU politicians. CAR (Conflict Armament Research) reports have showed how fast the spread from so called vetted allies of the US – to outright terrorists (even in they eyes of the US) was. So there is more than enough evidence that the US knew this would happen. The US carry full responsibility to act against the A/RES/2625(XXV) agreement for supporting a war in Syria. The US weapon deliveries also transgressed other international treaties. CAR report “…many of these transfers (of weapons and ammo) have violated the terms of sale and export… Read more »

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The USA doesn’t care who has its weapons. It is a matter of military/industrial profits and not who one supports with all this death hardware! War is the ENDS, not the MEANS, and that end is making mucho dollars off the fear and ignorance of humanity!

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The big question is will the US remove it’s troops from Syria as requested by the Syrians and Russians, it would seem the prudent thing to do.

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Units from the Tiger Forces were seen armed with US-manufactured weapons that were seized from the Islamic State (ISIS) during the two month long battle in Deir Ezzor. = Certainly the reports are propaganda but also are an indicator of the effectiveness of the weapons given to the US vetted groups to enable
their successes in 2015.