Hizbullah Flaunts American Equipment in Syria Parade

(NOW-Lebanon) Alex Rowell - In a military parade, Lebanon's Hizbullah flaunted a sizeable fleet of heavy weaponry in the Syrian city of Qusayr on Friday. Among the arms on display were American-made M113 armored personnel carriers, of the type provided to the Lebanese army (LAF), which continues to receive American military aid. Hizbullah previously seized M113s from the now-defunct Israeli-backed South Lebanon Army. It's possible they also captured some from the Syrian jihadist faction Jabhat al-Nusra, which itself won a number off the LAF during an August 2014 battle.

2016-11-15 00:00:00

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