"The decision applies to “all deliveries of non-lethal assistance into northern Syria while we evaluate the situation on the ground and gather additional details,” Jen Psaki, a State Department spokeswoman, told reporters today in Washington. The U.K. also has halted aid temporarily, the Foreign Office said in a statement. The Islamic Front, an umbrella organization of six militant groups, took control of the warehouses this week. The U.S. has sought to withhold non-lethal aid -- including items such as night-vision goggles, communications equipment and body armor -- from such Islamist groups while backing rebels it describes as moderate." Business Week
Needless to say, the US MSM is not promoting this story.
We are deluged here by people who claim that the US Government would not make this or that mistake because the government must be too knowledgeable or skilled or whatever to make such errors. Well! Duh! If they had read this poor little blog they woiuld have know a couple of years back that the jihadis are and were always at the very heart of the Syrian rebellion.
Recently, we have had folks insist that surely the Obama Administration would not, could not, have fabricated either through intent or ineptitude a case for bombing Syria. Well! Duh!. pl