January 29, 2015 | The Washington Times

Hezbollah Brigades Convoy Video Shows American M1 Abrams Tank

A YouTube video of a Hezbollah Brigades convoy seemingly on its way to fight the Islamic State group includes numerous American-made military vehicles.

The propaganda video uploaded Tuesday shows the Iranian-backed militia in possession of an M1 Abrams tank, Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles (MRAP), and Humvees at its disposal.

The Long War Journal, a news website operated by the nonprofit organization Foundation for Defense of Democracies, reported that it was unclear how Hezbollah, which is designated as a terrorist organization by the U.S., acquired the vehicles.

“The Hezbollah Brigades, or Kata’ib Hezbollah, receives funding, training, logistics, guidance, and material support from the Qods Force, the external operations wing of the Revolutionary Guard Corps,” the website reported.

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