Irish Hussam, also known as Sam and being among the world’s best snipers, is now part of the so-called “Free Syrian Army”. Several social networking websites and other sites that are concerned about what is happening in Syria, have reported the news about the sniper’s arrival to be part of the terrorists and fight the Syrian government.
It is important to mention that the sniper will not only fight, but also train members of the rebels, according to them.
Syria has been the scene of unrest since March 2011. Because the presence of armed groups who are supported, financed and armed by Washington, Tel Aviv, Ankara, London, Paris, Berlin and certain Arab regimes.
The US has not objected to its allies aiding rebel groups, and is rather facilitating the arms flow on the Turkey-Syria border, according to a Washington Post report in May.
The CIA’s ability to operate inside Syria was hampered severely by the decision to close the US embassy in Damascus earlier this year, officials said.
The US administration is exploring ways to expand non-lethal support to Syrian opposition groups, officials told the Washington Post.