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US abandons Pentagon’s failed rebel-building effort in Syria

US abandons Pentagon’s failed rebel-building effort in Syria WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is overhauling its approach to fighting the Islamic State in Syria, abandoning a failed Pentagon effort to build a new ground force of moderate rebels and … Continue reading

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Official says CIA-funded weapons have begun to reach Syrian rebels; rebels deny receipt

Official says CIA-funded weapons have begun to reach Syrian rebels; rebels deny receipt Washington (CNN) — CIA-funded weapons have begun flowing to Syrian rebels, a U.S. official told CNN. But opposition groups say they have yet to receive any. The … Continue reading

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Romney calls for arming Syrian opposition, as part of Middle East course change

Romney calls for arming Syrian opposition, as part of Middle East course change Mitt Romney called Monday for a change of course in America’s Middle East policy, accusing President Obama of sitting on the sidelines in the face of a … Continue reading

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Two Senators Say U.S. Should Arm Syrian Rebels

Two Senators Say U.S. Should Arm Syrian Rebels KABUL, Afghanistan — With the Syrian government continuing its deadly crackdown on its citizens, two senior American senators who were on their way to the Middle East spoke out strongly on Sunday … Continue reading

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