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AP sources: CIA delivering light weapons to Syria

lorr Wrote: Sep 12, 2013 8:48 AM
hey CIA... can I be a syrian rebel? I'll take a Browning BAR, M4 carbine, 2 M60-E4s and I think a side order of 120 fragmentation grenades. Oh yeah, and can you add ammo for all of the above? Thanks! Free? Great!

WASHINGTON (AP) — The CIA has been delivering light machine guns and other small arms to Syrian rebels for several weeks, following President Barack Obama's decision to arm the rebels.

The agency has also arranged for the Syrian opposition to receive anti-tank weaponry like rocket-propelled grenades through a third party, presumably one of the Gulf countries that has been arming the rebels, a senior U.S. intelligence official and two former intelligence officials said Thursday. They spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the classified program publicly.

The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal first reported the lethal...