Tag Archives: Rear Adm. John Kirby

CIA Bought Hundreds of Iraqi Weapons of Mass Destruction in ‘Operation Avarice’

A mysterious seller. These type of weapons are internationally condemned chemical weapons. Until recently, the whole thing was a secret — and even now the Pentagon is cagey about its involvement. It appears that the CIA purchased some 400 Borak rockets from an Iraqi seller between 2005 and 2006, uncovering and destroying reserves of sarin nerve agent, the New York Times reported.

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Obama orders review of federal role in arming state and local police

A senior Administration official said on Saturday, that Obama has directed a review of federal programs and funding that allow state and local law-enforcement agencies to acquire surplus military equipment.

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