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Some Of The Syrian Rebels We Want To Arm Really Are Terrorists
- 09/27/2013 07:21 AM EDT U.S.
Not so fast, Western countries looking to arm Syrian rebels. The opposition fighting President Bashar al-Assad is made up of different factions -- some of which have ties to #terrorist organizations like Al-Qaeda. Almost a dozen of these groups have split from the main opposition, giving weight to Assad’s claim that Islamic extremists battle him in Syria’s civil war.