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US Aid to Syrian Rebels

Stung by Stingers

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

Now that the administration has decided to provide small arms to the rebels in Syria it may be useful to recall what happened back in the 1980's when we were supplying arms to the mujahideen who back then were fighting the Russians in Afghanistan.

U.S. May Provide Non-Lethal Military Aid To Syrian Rebels

Reuters | Posted 06.19.2013 | World

By Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON, April 19 (Reuters) - The United States plans to provide about $100 million in new non-lethal aid to the...

Syria, Iran Accuse U.S. Of 'Double Standards'

AP | ALBERT AJI and ZEINA KARAM | Posted 05.02.2013 | World

DAMASCUS, Syria — Iran and Syria condemned a U.S. plan to assist rebels fighting to topple President Bashar Assad on Saturday and signaled the S...

U.S. Sending $60 Million In Aid To Syrian Rebels

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 04.30.2013 | World

ROME — In a significant policy shift, the Obama administration said Thursday it would for the first time provide non-lethal aid directly to rebe...