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05/27/2014 10:25 am ET | Updated May 27, 2014

Obama Close To Authorizing Military Training Of Syrian Rebels

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President Barack Obama is close to authorizing a mission led by the U.S. military to train moderate Syrian rebels to fight the regime of Bashar al-Assad and al Qaeda-linked groups, a move that would expand Washington's role in the conflict, U.S. officials said.

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