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Washington Admits Aiding Syrian Opposition


Aiding going on for past year.

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On March 25, The New York Times headlined, "US and Turkey to Step Up 'Nonlethal' Aid to Rebels in Turkey," saying:

Other US allies were urged to do the same. Insisting no weapons will be sent belies heavy Western and Israeli ones delivered through porous borders for months. 

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They include powerful explosives, small arms, submachine guns, machine guns, sniper rifles, rocket and anti-tank grenade launchers, among others. They've been used to kill civilians and security forces, as well as destroy government facilities.

Russia repeatedly denounces Washington's one-sided support while claiming peaceful resolution intentions. Obama says aiding Assad's opposition furthers transitioning to a "legitimate government." 

In other words, he wants independent Syria replaced by a client state America controls. Then on to the next target for the same purpose - Iran.

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If Washington had a motto it would be: We're boss, and what we say goes! Russia and growing numbers of other nations respond Nyet!

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