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US $500 Million Anti-Islamic State Training Program Faces Doubts

ISTANBUL (AP) — The fight against the Islamic State group received a jolt of energy when the United States and Turkey sealed a pact to train and arm Syrian rebels. 1,000 more words

News

NATO allies Turkey, U.S. to train 15,000 fighters for war in Syria

Xinhua News Agency
February 27, 2015

Turkey, U.S. to start training Syrian rebels on March 1

ANKARA: Turkey and the United States will launch a program for training and equipping Syrian rebels on March 1, spokesman for the Turkish Foreign Ministry Tanju Bilgic said on Friday. 82 more words

U.S. actually backs al Qaeda rebels in Syria

It’s surprising how little of the “war on terror” has been directed against the actual killers who attacked the United States on Sept. 11, 2001. 272 more words

War And Peace

Dempsey does not rule out U.S. ground troops in Syria

By Andrew Tilghman, Staff writer

The military’s top officer said Wednesday that American military boots on the ground may eventually be needed in Syria to fight alongside moderate Syrian rebel groups. 403 more words

U.S., Qatar Plan To Rebrand Al Qaeda Into "Moderate" Rebels

U.S., Qatar Plan To Rebrand Al Qaeda Into “Moderate” Rebels

via moonofalabama.org

The CIA supported and equipped “moderate” rebels in Syria are losing out against al-Qaeda affiliate Jabhat al-Nusra. 864 more words