Tag Archives: ISIL / ISIS

Policy Brief no. 82: Syrian rebels give notorious terrorist organization weapons delivered by the U.S. military

Syrian rebels are now trained and armed by the U.S., in order to fight against the Islamic state (ISIL / ISIS) forces

According to official U.S. military sources quoted by Reuters, “Syrian rebels trained by the United States gave some of their equipment to the al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front in exchange for safe passage”. The same open source is reporting that “the rebels surrendered six pick-up trucks and some ammunition, or about one-quarter of their issued equipment, […]

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Policy Brief No.14 : President Obama says the U.S. will “degrade and destroy” the Islamic State terrorist group

Obama in Tallinn

On September 3, President Barack Obama said, while being in Tallinn, one day before the NATO Summit in Wales, that  “the bottom line is this, our objective is clear and that is to degrade and destroy (Islamic State) so that it’s no longer a threat not just to Iraq but also the region and to […]

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