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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

#French Parliamentarians visited #Syria in search of a policy shift vis a vis Syria| VICE News

French officials have publicly condemned an unofficial meeting in Syria between four French parliamentarians and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad this week.

Speaking on French radio station RMC on Thursday, France’s Prime Minister Manuel Valls said the lawmakers had gone “without warning to meet a butcher,” and called the Wednesday talks “an ethical transgression.” 690 more words