Wonderful. Cut the non-lethal aid that is keeping people alive, cut the aid that’s allowing real FREEDOM FIGHTERS to be bandaged, cut the KEVLAR that is stopping bullets of the Assad regime. Great idea guys, funny thing is THIS WOULD BE OVER IF NOT FOR IRANIAN INTERFERENCE. Those foolish Mullahs have doomed the Syrians to what appears to be unending conflict, when all the Syrian people wanted, was the right to chose their own leaders.
The United States and the U.K. have suspended supplies of non-lethal military aid to rebels in northern Syria, citing concerns that the equipment could end up in the hands of al-Qaeda-linked fighters, officials said Wednesday.
An American official told the Associated Press that the U.S. would stop providing supplies like night vision goggles and communications equipment, after ultraconservative opposition fighters seized a base from the more moderate, Western-backed groups amid ongoing infighting.
The suspension does not affect humanitarian aid, and the U.S. will continue to supply rebels in the south of Syria with non-lethal aid via Jordan.
The infighting among rebel groups in Syria’s northern region has threatened to unravel the battle against President Bashar Assad and has alienated Western supporters wary of supplying Islamists fighters. On Friday, the Islamic Front — a rebel alliance of groups that seek an Islamic state but insist they are not linked to al-Qaeda…
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