Pentagon Claims Loss Of 190,000 AK-47 Rifles
CNN, CBC, Fox News, etc, went into overtime broadcasting this latest fabrication from the U.S. government. The Pentagon claims that the
190,000 AK-47 assault rifles and 9m handguns it gave to the Iraqi security forces (non-existent) cannot be accounted for. The Government
Accountability Office (oxymoron) said in their July 2007 report that 380,000 assault rifles and handguns had been issued to the Iraqi army
and police in 2004/2005. The GOA also claims that 115,000 helmuts and 135,000 units of body armor are unaccounted for.
Talking heads from D.C., speaking on Bobblehead Blitzer's Situation Room, said that the U.S. government and military gave the Iraqi forces
the weapons to fight the terrorists, just as the South Vietnamese forces were also given AK-47's to fight the North Vietnamese forces and
The U.S. military in Vietnam used M-16's and 45's in that conflict, and are using M-16's and 9m handguns in Iraq and Afghanistan.
It was not standard practice for the U.S. military to issue enemy weapons to its ARVN allies, and it is not standard practice for the U.S.
military to issue AK-47 rifles to the so-called Iraqi security forces.......especially when the U.S. military knows that the AK-47 is a superior
weapon to the M-16.
The U.S. generals in Iraq, (all Yes Men) claim that these weapons are being used by the Iraqi terrorists to kill U.S. and other occupying troops,
and in the same breath make the ludicrous claim that Iran is supplying these weapons to the Iraqi terrorists.
The parroting military brass also claim (falsely) that extensive progress has been made in training the Iraqi army and police, and that U.S.
troops will soon be able to leave Iraq.
The U.S. government says that a report will be released in September outlining the progress made in Iraq, and the success of Bush's troop
I do not like Yes men. Do you? Yes or No.
U.S. winning the war in Iraq?
Despite the whoppers told by the U.S. government & military concerning the U.S. victories in defeating the "al qaeda terrorists" and bringing
peace and stability to Iraq, the Iraqi Resistance Guerrillas continue to inflict heavy casualties on the U.S. military. The Pentagon claim that
only 3,695 U.S. troops have been killed is an obvious lie........the actual number of U.S. troop fatalities is most likely closer to 65,000.
If the U.S. government claim of 3,695 dead troops is true, then why does the U.S. government/millitary continually extend the enlistment time of
its troops, and why are they sending thousands more troops (cannon fodder) to Iraq? Join the U.S. army and be all the cannon fodder you can
be. Or you join the marines...the few, the proud, the cannon fodder.
Being cannon fodder is a tough job, but somebody's got to do it.
The U.S. government says that it has spent about $19 billion to train and equip the Iraqi army and police, and the Bush administration has
just asked for another $2 billion to continue the program. Not to mention Afghanistan.
U.S. government officials and U.S. military brass claim that the troops responsible for distributing the weapons are too short-staffed to record
the items given to the Iraqi troops/police, and that the accountability procedures could not be followed because the U.S. troops were stretched
thin and were too busy fighting the terrorists and training Iraqi troops/police at the same time.