US to Provide Syrian Rebels with Black Powder and Muskets

WASHINGTON — Responding to the United States’ embarrassing history of providing military aid, only to have it eventually fall into the wrong hands, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced that the U.S. will be supporting Syrian rebels with antique muskets in lieu of the expected AK47s and surface-to-air Stinger missiles. “As a world force we have to lead by example,” Hagel explained Tuesday…