US Led Coalition Military Advisers Captured In Aleppo
Special Forces of the Syrian government have captured at least fourteen United States-led coalition military advisers in a bunker within the city of Aleppo, allegedly having taken place during the morning hours on December 16, 2016.
According to SouthFront.org, a list of NATO officers captured was obtained by Fares Shehabi, a prominent Syrian Parliamentarian and head of Aleppo’s Chamber of Commerce Facebook Page.
Below is a list of the captured NATO officers:
|Mutuz Kanoglu- Turkey||David Scott Winer- United States|
|David Shlomo Aram- Israel||Muhamad Tamimi- Qatar|
|Muhamad Ahmad Assabian- Saudi Arabia||Abd-el-Menham Fahd al Harij- Saudi Arabia|
|Islam Salam Ezzahran Al Hajlan- Saudi Arabia||Ahmed Ben Jaoufel Al Darij- Saudi Arabia|
|Muhamad Hassan Al Sabihi- Saudi Arabia||Hamad Fahad Al Dousri- Saudi Arabia|
|Amjad Qassem Al Tiraoui- Jordan||Qassem Saad Al Shamry- Saudi Arabia|
|Ayman Qassem Al Thahalbi- Saudi Arabia||Mohamed Ech- Chafihi El Idrissi- Moroccan|
Earlier in the month of December SouthFront.org noted the desperate attempts to push a “diplomatic solution” in Aleppo by the Obama Administration could be indicative of the administration “stalling for time” to extricate United States mercenaries and special service members from the Aleppo pocket.
Additionally, according to SouthFront.org, US- led coalition military advisers have been widely operating throughout Syria, training and assisting the “moderate opposition,” which is linked with al-Qaeda forces.
In October the sending of British advisors, prior to the recapture of the city of Aleppo by the Syrian government sources. Initially, the British advisors were tasked with training recruits to conduct armed combat, as well as to teach basic tactical medicine and combat strategizing and engineering; however, as the situation in Aleppo has changed, so has the tasks at hand.