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Have Syria’s Opposition Fighters Obtained MANPADS?

On the NYT’s At War blog, an analysis of the video evidence to date related to the question of whether fighters seeking to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad have acquired heat-seeking, shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles.  

It long seemed inevitable that we would be seriously entertaining this question. And now we are.


One of two recent videos uploaded to Youtube showing a known fighting group in possession of components of SA-7’s.  

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