Sunday, June 08, 2014

ANOTHER SHOE DROPS IN THE BENGHAZI SCANDAL: Taliban Now Targeting U.S. Troops With Stinger Missiles

Kenneth Timmerman, writing in The New York Post, breaks open another shocking chapter in the Benghazi scandal.

The Obama administration isn’t only giving the Taliban back its commanders — it’s giving them weapons... Miliary records and sources reveal that on July 25, 2012, Taliban fighters in Kunar province successfully targeted a US Army CH-47 helicopter with a new generation Stinger missile.

The helicopter and all aboard survived the attack as it was able to crash land. But what had hit the Chinook?

The next day, an explosive ordnance disposal team arrived to pick through the wreckage and found unexploded pieces of a missile casing that could only belong to a Stinger missile.

Lodged in the right nacelle, they found one fragment that contained an entire serial number.

The investigation took time ... But when the results came back, they were stunning: The Stinger tracked back to a lot that had been signed out by the CIA recently, not during the anti-Soviet ­jihad.

Can you guess where the Taliban got Stinger missiles with which to target U.S. troops?

If you guessed the smartest President ever and the smartest Secretary of State in history, you're in luck!

...the US Special Operations community believe the Stinger fired against the Chinook was part of the same lot the CIA turned over to the ­Qataris in early 2011, weapons Hillary Rodham Clinton’s State Department intended for anti-Khadafy forces in Libya.

They believe the Qataris delivered between 50 and 60 of those same Stingers to the Taliban in early 2012, and an additional 200 SA-24 Igla-S surface-to-air missiles.

That's right: Hillary's State Department tried to turn over advanced anti-aircraft weapons to anti-Khadafy forces -- this is what appears to have been happening in Benghazi -- and they ended up with the Taliban.

Care to guess where the five bloodthirsty barbarians loosed in Qatar will turn up?

That's a rhetorical question, which means only drones, sycophants, progressives, liberals, and other miscreants will try to answer it (e.g., by yelling "Bush!" at the top of their lungs).

And when a passenger jet is downed thanks to this deranged, evil plot, what will they say then?


Hat tip: BadBlue News and Weasel Zippers

21 comments:

holygoat said...

They'll say, "BUSH!!!"

LYNNDH said...

Actually they will say

"WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE NOW"

Estragon said...

"Dude, that was like three years ago!"

Anonymous said...

Bill Clinton gave the Chinese our stealth submarine propeller technology. There is treason at the highest levels of our government.

Anonymous said...

And how many times has Valerie Jarrett been to Qatar? She & Hillary have made MANY Trips.

Anonymous said...

Holy Shiite! We can't even get some straight answers on a few thousand semi auto rifles to the Cartels. Now we find out these SOBs were shuffling MISSILES, to the most dangerous people on the planet, out the other side door? The ones we just released! And they pass unconstitutional laws limiting me to 10 rounds of.22s in my little pistol! WTF. Really? Homelands' Napolitano claims the most dangerous people on earth are our returning Vets. Whom THEY have disgraced by not treating them in a timely fashion. This is not the Peace Corps. Nobody in his cabinet has private sector experience. All academics, tax cheats, illegal nannies etc..
And barry just golfs & "reads about this in a newspaper, like us"? How many times does he actually attend his "morning briefing"? Or is it just a HATE BUSH coffee clatch led by ValJer? This guy wouldn't make it past assistant McManager in the real world.
As for these missiles he literally "phoned it in" to start an illegal war w/o asking Congress while on VayCay. Checks/Balances, how quaint. We are so screwed, it will take 30 years of Barry Goldwater (?) and the most rock ribbed Cons in both houses.
I'm going to vomit thru my tears right now.
USA, We had a decent run, for awhile.

Anonymous said...

A Stinger missile -- any hand-held ground-to-air missile -- is unlikely to shoot down an airliner or a high-performance combat jet aircraft. The engine exhaust from those is strong enough to deflect or destroy a Stinger.

They are basically threats to helicopters or light aircraft. See strategypage.com and do a search on Stinger for more details.

Not that it isn't bad -- it is. It is just not likely to bring down a 747, even during landing.

Anonymous said...

A stinger can take down a commercial aircraft. A hit to the engine would likely take most of the wing off and bring down the plane.

Anonymous said...

Stingers did a hell of a job against Sov CAS and choppers in Astan.

Anonymous said...

Modern IR missiles aren't limited to tail chases where they are staring at the super-hot guts of a turbine. They do just as well from a nose-on aspect. Engine thrust won't do much in that scenario...and I highly doubt it would do much in your scenario.

Anonymous said...

Letter to NM U.S. Representative Michelle Lujan-Grisham (re: Release of five key Taliban Guantanamo detainees in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl)!
http://teapartyorg.ning.com/profiles/blogs/letter-to-our-nm-u-s-representative-michelle-lujan-grisham-re
“Food For Thought”
Hello: When Are Americans Going To Wake Up?-God Bless America!
Semper Fi!
Jake

SupGen said...

Engine thrust doesn't destroy or deflect IR seeking missles-ever!

Nathan M. Bickel said...

Please.........cease with the sarcasm about "the smartest president......"

Please connect the dots! Aka Obama and his close knit regime cabal are conscientiously doing what they can, to undermine America. They hate this country - else they would not aid and abet the enemy.

No need to soft-pedal this White House criminal ID fraud occupier!

Anonymous said...

Anybody care to guess what happened to the missing Malaysian jet now?

WeThePeople said...

Whoops...

Looks like somebody we know is going down for treason.

: )

Just keep in mind folks...

When the sentencing comes, don't martyr the guy, just give him 100 life sentences and a 450 lb gay cellmate named 'Bubba'.

Anonymous said...

Agree, except the gay cell mate part. .... He would be excited about that

Donald Sampson said...

Are you fucking stupid? A SAM missile does not directly hit its target. It explodes 25 to 50 feet away and metal rods shred the target.

Blane Barnes said...

Our government (CIA) is giving our weapons to our enemies to be used against our soldiers!Here's the proof!!!

h2ooflife said...

It can't be asserted that the weapons were given to our enemies. They no doubt went to Libya but were never used. Once it's air force ceased flying combat attacks then they were useless and were sent elsewhere, ie, Afghanistan. Which raises the issue of unaccountability for weapons of potential mass destruction. What if the same sort of transfer was allowed for super-bombs filled with hundreds of lbs. of super-high-explosives, -maybe a thousand lbs. or two? How could any sane and responsible person think that such things should be placed in the hands of unstable, backward rebels that piss on Western values and rights?

Anonymous said...

EXACTLY why America said HELL NO to arming ANY more "rebels/freedom fighters" in Syria!! We are CATCHING ON to the Userper in chief's M.O. for supporting the BS fabrication they creatrd on behalf of the alliance .... the MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD ..... to control and direct DEATH to the infidels from the control and command of the entire middle east!!!

Anonymous said...

A stinger can bring down a combat jet aircraft. Ask a Soviet pilot who flew combat missions in Afganistan in the 80's.