Covert War

How Did al Qaeda In Syria End Up With Anti-Aircraft Missiles?

U.S. intelligence officials have long denied so-called “vetted” rebels in Syria were recipients of anti-aircraft systems, but rumors to the contrary have persisted for years. The latest denial came on the heels of Saturday’s downing of Russian jet by Syrian rebels.

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