Saudi Arabia's Buying Yugoslavian Guns for the Syrian Rebels

The Atlantic Wire 26 February 2013
By Adam Clark Estes

A steady stream of weapons from the Balkan has been flowing across the border and into Syrian rebels hands since December, thanks to some clandestine assistance from Saudi Arabia. According to the New York Times scoop on Monday night, the Saudis have been buying large quantities of small arms — "a particular type of Yugoslav-made recoilless gun, as well as assault rifles, grenade launchers, machine guns, mortars and shoulder-fired rockets" — from Croatia and shipping them to Syria via Jordan. (continue reading...)