US weapons for Syrian rebels end up on Black Market

EPA/JAMAL NASRALLAH

a Jordanian soldier guarding the Jordan Syria border point of Al-Rugban area in the north east of Jordan.

US weapons for Syrian rebels end up on Black Market


Weapons and ammunition sent to Jordan by the US Central Intelligence Agency and Saudi Arabia and intended for Syrian opposition were stolen and sold on the black market by the Jordanian officers. The Jordanian operatives involved in weapons theft spent received money on luxury items such as iPhones and other electronic devices.

A large-scale stealing of weapons shipped into the country by the US and its ally Saudi Arabia and intended for the support of the Syrian opposition groups involved a ...


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