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Is Obama’s strategy really “anti-ISIS strategy”?
Jun 9th, 2015 at 9:25am
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Report: American-supplied arms fell into al Qaeda’s hands
September 19th, 2013

Buried in an interesting account by The Wall Street Journal is this nugget of information (emphasis added):
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The Supreme Military Council, led by Gen. Idriss, has been the focus of U.S. efforts to bring a command-and-control structure to rebels–but has now lost to the Islamist extremists most of its ability to operate in some parts of the north.
ISIS fighters recently raided a council arms depot filled with lights [sic] weapons and ammunition, funded by the Gulf states and funneled to the council with the guidance of the Central Intelligence Agency, council members said.




How U.S. Weapons Fall Into the Hands of Terrorists
Nov 24, 2014

“But some of the weaponry recently supplied by the army has already ended up on the black market and in the hands of Islamic State fighters, according to Iraqi officers and lawmakers. American officials directed questions to the Iraqi government. “I told the Americans, don’t give any weapons through the army—not even one piece—because corruption is everywhere, and you will not see any of it,” said Col. Shaaban al-Obeidi of the internal security forces, also a Sunni tribal leader in Anbar Province. “Our people will steal it.”


Iraqi forces lose 74,000 machine guns, 40 tanks to ISIS
Jun 03, 2015
As the anti-ISIS coalition prepared to meet in Paris this week, Iraq Prime Minister Haider Abadi dropped a bombshell: Telling Iraqi state television that his forces lost 2,300 armored Humvees when Mosul fell to ISIS last year.
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The State Department says the administration has no plans to change its anti-ISIS strategy.”


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