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US Will Back the 'Appropriately Vetted' in Syria. Huh?

Marco Cáceres | Posted 11.15.2014 | World
Marco Cáceres

The White House formally submitted its $500 million request to Congress on June 26. The money would go to train and equip "appropriately vetted" members of the Syrian opposition. That's a lot different from "moderate rebel forces," and it is yet another indication that we simply do not know who the "moderates" are in Syria.

Car Bomb Wounds Senior Syrian Rebel Leader

AP | ZEINA KARAM | Posted 05.25.2013 | World

BEIRUT — A dual picture of Syria's rebellion is emerging: Fighters on the ground make advances, seizing territory in the south and even firing o...

Dissident Syrian Colonel Speaks From Turkey

AP | ZEINA KARAM | Posted 12.05.2011 | World

BEIRUT (AP) -- A dissident Syrian colonel who now heads a group of army defectors calling themselves the Free Syrian Army says he has fled Syria and f...