USA Sending troops to train anti-government rebels in Syria

SHAFAQNA (Shia International News Association) – Pentagon spokesman Maj. James Brindle confirmed the planned deployment of 400 troops to train Syrian anti-government rebels on Friday (16 Jan.). The American plan was first reported by the Defense One website on Thursday.

Last month, Obama signed a law authorizing the training and equipping of so called moderate rebels fighting Syrian government for two years.

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