Originally appeared at Ron Paul Institute
Recently the Department of the Treasury, responsible for keeping track of sanctions and violations of sanctions, turned its bureaucratic eye toward the massive convoys of Toyota Hilux pick-up trucks in possession of ISIS. How the heck did they get such a massive fleet of identical tactical war-machines? They put some pressure on Toyota at first: do you know anything about how these bad guys got all the trucks? Toyota had no clue, as it only makes cars.
But just down the road the answer had been obvious for several years: the State Department had long been providing these Toyotas to its “Free Syrian Army” which, as Syria expert Josh Landis at the University of Oklahomaasserts, somehow manages to deliver between 60 and 80 percent of its US-supplied goodies to ISIS or al-Qaeda. How did ISIS get the Toyotas? From the State Department.
Ron Paul Institute Executive Director joins Sputnik News to discuss the Toyota fiasco and the larger Afghanistanization of the Syria conflict on Radio Sputnik yesterday. Is Zbigniew Brzezinski riding again, taking the US to oblivion this time? Listen to the full interview with Daniel McAdams on Radio Sputnik to find out…