05/01/2013 11:05 am ET Updated Jul 01, 2013

Obama Considers Expanding Support For Syrian Rebels


WASHINGTON -- The White House is once again considering supplying weapons to Syria's armed opposition, senior officials said Tuesday. Such a decision would be a policy shift for the Obama administration, which has stepped up its nonlethal aid but stopped short of lethal weaponry and has expressed reluctance about greater military entanglements in the Syrian civil war.

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