Congresswoman Says US Is Arming ISIS, Introduces Bill To Stop It

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Submitted by Darius Shahtahmasebi via TheAntiMedia.org,

Democratic Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard has broken free of the corporate media’s narrative by accusing the United States of funding and arming terror groups al-Qaeda and ISIS.

“If you or I gave money, weapons or support to al-Qaeda or ISIS, we would be thrown in jail,” Gabbard tweeted on Saturday.

Most importantly, however, is her introduction of the “Stop Arming Terrorists Act,” which she presented last Thursday. In her presentation of the bill, Gabbard cited prominent publications such as the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal to show that the rebels the U.S. is supporting in Syria are aligned with al-Nusra (which is essentially al-Qaeda in Syria).

She is co-sponsoring the bill with Rep. Thomas Massie, who says the bill “would prohibit the U.S. government from using American taxpayer dollars to provide funding, weapons, training, and intelligence support to terrorist groups like al-Qaeda and ISIS, or to countries who are providing direct or indirect support to those same groups.”

These concerns are not conjectures — they can be verified by none other than suspected war criminal Tony Blair. A think tank founded by the former U.K. Prime Minister released a report in 2015 that concluded it was ultimately pointless to make a distinction between the various rebel groups on the ground since the majority of these groups share ISIS’s core belief system (and would impose Sharia law if they came into power).

“The CIA has also been funneling weapons and money through Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Qatar and others who provide direct and indirect support to groups like ISIS and al-Qaeda, Gabbard stated on the House floor last week.

She went into more detail:

The CIA has long been supporting a group called Fursan al Haqq, providing them with salaries, weapons, and support, including surface to air missiles.  This group is cooperating with and fighting alongside an al-Qaeda affiliated group trying to overthrow the Syrian government. The Levant Front is another so-called moderate umbrella group of Syrian opposition fighters. Over the past year, the United States has been working with Turkey to give this group intelligence support and other forms of military assistance. This group has joined forces with al-Qaeda’s offshoot group in Syria.

 

“This madness must end. We must stop arming terrorists. The Government must end this hypocrisy and abide by the same laws that apply to its’ citizens.”

Hillary Clinton and the Obama administration are well aware of the support the Gulf states have provided to ISIS.

The bill would prohibit any federal agency from supporting a terrorist group or funneling support through other countries that directly or indirectly support terror groups. It is also co-sponsored by lawmakers Peter Welch, Barbara Lee, and Trump ally Dana Rohrabacher.

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Jeffersonian Liberal's picture

 

She's a Progressive.

She's the female Obama in the making.

Son of Loki's picture

She's hot alright....a "Hot Potato" for the Demobrats and neocons.

The_Juggernaut's picture

"She's hot."

 

Yeah, with her makeup on.  I believe that what they call a 'handsome woman' in the South.

Clint Liquor's picture

I have noticed; Since the Syrian ‘rebels’ have run out of civilians to hid behind and are doomed, the MSM has quit calling them the “US Backed Rebels”.

 

chumbawamba's picture

US Taxpayer dollars go exclusively towards paying off the national debt (see clause 4 of the 14th Amendment). This bill needs to be expanded to go after the thugs who enable terrorists with harsh criminal penalties.

May as well just make it the Abolish the CIA Bill.

I am Chumbawamba.

Ignatius's picture

"May as well just make it the Abolish the CIA Bill."

That would be full drug decrminalization.

If there's no multi-billions dollar illicit drug trade to manage, they can pack up and go home.

SMG's picture

Go get those evil bastards, Tulsi! 

froze25's picture

She is good looking, she also shows that you can be a Democrat without being a radical Communist. But I suspect she is really a Republican at heart. You cannot run for office in most of Hawaii and expect to win unless you are a Democrat or at least registered as one. She is right though, everyone in the Military knows that the CIA is arming the Terrorist and the Saudi's are one of their major bank rollers. Why do you think Trump has appointed Military men to the Cabinet, why do you think the CIA is spreading the Russian "fake news" narrative? You are watching Patriots in the Military throwing out the CIA from controlling the Whitehouse. It all started with Bush Sr.

Manthong's picture

2nd time for this post, but relevant here…

 

It seems pretty clear that the US green-lighted the >100 km dash of ISIL from both Raqqa and Mosul to recapture Palmyra in order to divert attention or Syrian resources from the liberation of Aleppo.

They could have wiped out the long convoys with A-10’s and F-16’s in a heartbeat.

There is no way they were not aware of and/or complicit in the mass movements.

I smell war crimes here.

 

It was a hoot to watch the RT split screen of US State spokeshill Kirby pleading ignorance of any liberation celebrations in Aleppo on one side while video of joyous crowds of Syrians were jumping up and down on the other side.

How do you spell “Baghdad Bob”?

 

Ignatius's picture

re:  “Baghdad Bob(s)"

I think it's catching.  Samantha Powers absolutely disgraced herself at the UN earlier this week.

no ice's picture

Are American military people-past, present and future- listening?  The government whom you signed up to "protect" is arming those who they said were your enemies.  You are protecting no one but the cabal who start wars and arm all sides in order to make huge profits via The Military Industrial Complex. Really think about what the above article is saying.  WTF-your government is arming your "enemies."  Put down your guns and go live your lives in peace with your families. 

garcam123's picture

Ice .......naaahhhh! You got it wrong!  Waht about the part of defending against enemies foreign or DOMESTIC!  I'm thinking X-Military should be lining the streets and surrounding the capital to enforce the exchange of power.  Then turn the dogs loose on the whole rats' nest. Start with the Cuntlins and go from there!

jeff montanye's picture

indeed.  start with the cuntlins and go from there.  they are certain to sing like canaries when the prospect of losing all that loot is waved in their faces.  they may be interested in the witness protection program.

this would make a good movie.

cro_maat's picture

No ice - you do realize that Tulsi did a tour in Iraq? She has first hand knowledge of USSA duplicity as do most veterans.

I suggest you buy a returning veteran a beer at an airport sometime and ask them a few questions about how they are thwarted from taking out various known terrorists. After about the 3rd story you will realize why the suicide rate in the military is higher than the kill rate. It also explains the recent NYC subway ads offering a $40,000 signing bonus to join the army.

BTW: the stories all end with a local see eye aaa operative telling them to move along, nothing to see here, ignore the IED components and manpads.

froze25's picture

@Manthong, saw that video this morning, it was awesome. Always nice to see a lying sack of shit, exposed being a lying sack of shit.

Idaho potato head's picture

Not just this week, try virtually every time she opens her mouth there she disgraces the whole country.

francis scott falseflag's picture

 

The only reason Powers is Ambassadress to the UN is that she is married to Cass Sunstein, beloved by Obama.

bluto bicep's picture

Powers is as revolting as the powers that she represents.  Everything she does is a disgrace to anyone with a shred of decency or conscience.  She is devil spawn.

BennyBoy's picture

 

 Finally some one in congress with BALLS!

The Ram's picture

Your post begs a question.  If there were long convoy lines, then why did not the Russians take them out with their Tac Air?  Did the US gives these thugs air cover? I have to say that although I respect the Russians for siding with Syria to confront the neocons/NWO, I sometimes do not think Russia is that aggressive in their tactics.  Definitely not in the mold of the old WWII Soviet army that just snow plowed everything in its way.

jeff montanye's picture

i upvoted you for the interest of your question and your very well chosen partisanship, rather than the latter critique. 

possibly the russians were still waiting for some level of confidence with the syrian and/or iraqi governments, but in any case putin is playing a long game: precisely because the survival of isis is a continuing indictment of the cia, mi6, and the mossad.  before this is over isis will be on russian tv on youtube.

and finale to finale, the soviet army waited until hitler struck first with operation barbarossa, breaking the signed molotov-rippentrop pact.  it was a long way from there to the turning point at stalingrad: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Stalingrad

Bastiat's picture

Way before Bush - the CIA killed Kennedy because they couldn't control him. 

For starters:

JFK and the Unspeakable, James W. Douglass

The Devil's Chessboard, David Talbot

Mary's Mosaic, Peter Janney

Last Word: My Indictment of the CIA in the Murder of JFK, Mark Lane

These books are so meticulously researched and widely read, that the CIA is now exposed. Any question why they want their partner Clinton in the Whitehouse?

 

SWRichmond's picture

The CIA has long been supporting a group called Fursan al Haqq, providing them with salaries, weapons, and support, including surface to air missiles

Don't need all of that, but not sure if I'd rather have the SAMs or the salary.....hmmmmm.....

jeff montanye's picture

on jfk this is my favorite; the detail is so impressive: http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/everything-rich-man-trick/

the u.s. paid highly for the dulles brothers: the assassination of jfk and the war in vietnam.  thanks guys.

bluto bicep's picture

Excellent references, especially the Douglass book.  Yes, the CIA was out of control the moment it was created.  I am talking Dulles brothers here.  They have a lot in common with Dick Cheney or vice-versa.

bluto bicep's picture

Excellent references, especially the Douglass book.  Yes, the CIA was out of control the moment it was created.  I am talking Dulles brothers here.  They have a lot in common with Dick Cheney or vice-versa.

cheech_wizard's picture

I was going to say that in certain states one must at least wear the facede of the other party in order to get elected.

Would she have been elected in Hawaii had she chose to run as a Republican?

 

Chupacabra-322's picture

The fact that we all have to worry about the CIA killing a President Elect simply because the man puts America first, really says it all.

The Agency is Cancer. Why are we even waiting for them to kill another one of our people to act? There should be no question about the CIA's future in the US.

Dissolved & dishonored. Its members locked away or punished for Treason. Their reputation is so bad and has been for so long, that the fact that you joined them should be enough to justify arrest and Execution for Treason, Crimes Against Humanity & Crimes Against The American People.

Arrest Hillary & Bill Clinton. Freeze their assets. RICO The Clinton Foundation & bring down the Satanic Global Crime Syndicate.

This will de facto Drain the Swamp. Then, immediately End the Fed.

These Scum Fuck Occultist have been "Illuminated" and forced out into the light. This opportunity to peacefully "Drain the Swamp" cannot be squandered.

Creative_Destruct's picture

She's smart, attractive, ethically principled and, despite her gender, has more huevos than any member of Congress I can think of.

Mute Button's picture

List one thing the CIA has done for the benefit of the American people? This agency is the definition of cancer.

Chupacabra-322's picture

At the Highest Pure Evil Compartmentalized Levels their completely War Criminal Treasonous Psychopaths. They're what Gerald Celente refers to as "White Shoe Boys."

Nothing but a bunch of Faggot Ass Fucking Satanic Scum Fuck Ivey League Skull & Bone spineless cowards.

BullyBearish's picture

ANYBODY who is willing to stand up directly to the criminals is at worst to be honored for shining light on them...

CorporateCongress's picture

I don't understand, a sensible dem. Surely there is a catch. Or is this the new normal i heard so much about?

larz's picture

Great we should not be arming ISIS probably already laws against it. We don't need to pile on more paper and regulations we need to enforce what's on the books now WTF but yeah she is hot. Glad to see a dem saying this and tax dollars at work yeah baby

Bumpo's picture

This is the only hope of the Democrats making a comeback:  Their own personal Truth Movement. Who knows which party will have the most come on board when you have McCain and Mitch on one side, and Pelosi and Schumer on the other. Whichever wins the most against their own Establishment Elites will have the brightest future with the Electorate. The Socialism, Race Baiting and Demonizing also has to go.

CuttingEdge's picture

If Trump gives her the nod for Sec of Vet Affairs, of all his picks, this would be the biggest nail through the heart of the Dems, simply because she and very few others within the party represent the only electable face of it going forward. And its not as if she is flavour of the month with the DNC.

Besides, Charlie don't surf, but Tulsi does.

Bastiat's picture

The Beast would have ruined her if she'd been elected.  It took real guts to stand up against Hillary when her victory seemed certain.

ThirdWorldDude's picture

Not under these circumstances. Don't forget Ms Gabbard is a Navy Admiral and far from acting like DNC's pet...

11b40's picture

I can understand if you are former Navy and want to claim her, but I am former Army and we are keeping her in our court ;-)  She holds the rank of Major in the U.S. Army.

http://mauitime.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Tulsi-gabbard-promoted-ma...

 

ThirdWorldDude's picture

Thanks for correcting me, I wasn't sure which one was it so I took a wild guess. :)   Though the point still stands, Tulsy is a military officer.

garcam123's picture

That brought a great image to my mind, sitting outside of a break on a couple of longboards chatting, laughing and paddeling for hours with her!  It'd be a great day!  Thanks!

Soul Glow's picture

You never saw Obama saying we are arming ISIS.

Jeffersonian Liberal's picture

Huh?

Read my comment below.

She's an opportunist. Everything is about making her political career. If you want to play that game because "she's hot," go ahead. I think the survival of our nation as our Founding Fathers created it is more important.

YHC-FTSE's picture

You just made my shitlist. Congrats. I knew there was something suspect about you and your whole "Jeffersonian Liberal" schtick.

Soul Glow's picture

What politician isn't?  Look at Trump.  He chastizes Clinton for her ties to Goldman and then ushers them into the White House and Treasury.  She's putting forth bills to not arm ISIS.  She's doing good work here and if you are so scared of her for whatever reason you are blind to these good deeds.  That is too bad for you.