Now that the Benghazi debacle has become more fully exposed, it is clear that one of Ambassador Stevens’ major tasks was to collect weapons supplied by the United States and its allies to the Libyan mujahideen, and send them to the Syrian mujahideen, possibly with the collusion of the Turkish government.
The following news report from Russian TV discusses the provenance of these weapons, which are being amassed in Syria by Islamic fundamentalists — including Al Qaeda affiliates — to bring down the Assad regime and install a Salafist government.
Many thanks to Russkiy for the translation, and to Vlad Tepes for the subtitling:
|00:01||The Russian General Command has stated today that Syrian opposition is using weapons|
|00:05||of foreign origin, including American. According to the head of the Command Nicolay Makarov|
|00:10||the opponents of the Assad regime are in possession of transportable rocket launchers,|
|00:15||including American Stinger missiles. The administration of Barack Obama denies the accusation that it arms the rebels.|
|00:20||Nevertheless, the Russian military wants to determine how the rebels came into possession of such powerful arsenal,|
|00:25||as according to the decision of OSCE, the sale and supply of rocket launching devices is strictly controlled.|
|00:30||Member States that support the treaty including USA have the responsibility to deal with only legitimate state governments.|