How did the Islamic terrorist group Hezbollah get its hands on American-made armored vehicles?
That’s the question now being investigated by the US State Department, after photographs from a recent military parade the Syrian city of Al-Kosair put on by the Iranian-backed terror organization revealed a number of American armored fighting vehicles.
A number of M113 armored personnel carriers were spotted at the Hezbollah parade, prompting US officials to question how the terror group acquired them. Perhaps most disconcerting for State Department officials now working with the Defense Department is the lack of any clear leads on the source of the US-manufactured weapons.
Speaking to the Washington Post, a State Department official shot down suggestions the APCs had been purchased or stolen from the Lebanese army….. [read more]
lhwm notes: The real question is why are they displaying them now and who will be their target?