Friday, February 8, 2013

OBAMA BLOCKED EFFORTS TO HELP SYRIANS: U.S. defense chiefs backed arming Syria rebels

Panetta reveals that the White House, under the canard of worries about "increasing volatility in the region" while Russia and Iran are pouring weapons into the Assad regime's arsenals of death daily, blocked Pentagon efforts to arm the rebels with the means to defend themselves against one of the most oppressive dictatorships in history.

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says the Pentagon had backed proposals to arm the Syrian opposition. (Reuters)

U.S. defense chiefs backed arming Syria rebels

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