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U.S. Sends in First Batch of Soldiers to Train Syrian Rebels

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is sending the first wave of about 100 US forces to the Middle East in the coming days to train and equip Syrian opposition fighters battling Islamic State militants. 391 more words


US senators in Saudi, Qatar for talks on Syrian rebels

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) – A delegation of U.S. senators led by John McCain have met separately with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Salman and Qatar’s emir, part of a regional tour focused on training Syrian rebels. 671 more words


Pentagon will send more than 400 troops to train Syrian rebels

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States will send 400 troops to train moderate Syrian rebels this spring.

Pentagon spokesman Maj. James Brindle confirmed the planned deployment early Friday morning. 97 more words


US News: What Pissed Off the Tea Party in 2014

By Steve Nelson, US News & World Report, December 29, 2014

Though it’s largely evolved from a protest movement in favor of fiscal discipline into an ill-defined conservative brand, the so-called tea party continues to be represented by several advocacy… 1,159 more words

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State Department Testimony: Rebels Cannot Defeat Assad

Breitbart, by FRANCES MARTEL:

The Islamic State has gained momentum in both Syria and Iraq while allegedly “moderate” groups against President Bashar al-Assad in the former nation have suffered increasing setbacks. 539 more words

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