Your tax dollars at work. The foolish and wrongheaded venture of arming “vetted moderates” against the Islamic State is inevitably going to result in this, either because of those “moderates”‘ ineptitude or their complicity.
“Islamic State terrorists using U.S. tents in jihad training camp,” by Cheryl K. Chumley, The Washington Times, October 14, 2014:
A new video showing how Islamic State members train their recruits to be terrorists reveals an interesting aside — the tents in the background at the jihadist camps are clearly marked with “US.”
The Islamic State captured a training camp in the western portion of Iraq on Monday, the latest notch in the group’s belt of wresting control of the Anbar province. And in a propaganda video named “The Blood of Jihad” to show how recruits are trained, the camera pans on what’s clearly labeled as equipment belonging to the United States, The Blaze reported.
VICE News explains: “The six-minute-long video comes as the U.S.-led coalition steps up airstrikes against Islamic State militant bases, including training camps, in Iraq and Syria. it is the latest in a series of multimedia releases from the group, and clearly touts its possession of U.S. equipment and weapons. … [T]he video features recruits clad in white, lined up in a dusty field in Ninewa province, in front of tents clearly marked ‘US.’ The trainers and recruits each carry weapons, which appear to be either AK-47s, RPGs or PK machine guns.
The camp is near the town of Hit — a community that was taken by the terrorists earlier this month — and was overrun by the Islamic state in early morning clashes with Iraqi soldiers. Following fierce fighting, the soldiers were forced to flee the camp and withdraw from the immediate area, The Associated Press reported….