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First Syria ‘rebels’ armed and trained

First Syria ‘rebels’ armed and trained by CIA ‘on way to battlefield’ 03 Sep 2013 The first cell of Syrian ‘rebels’ trained and armed by the CIA is making its way to the battlefield, President Barack Obama has reportedly told senators. Mr Obama said that a 50-man [terrorist] cell, believed to have been trained by US special forces in Jordan, was making its way across the border into Syria, according to the New York Times. The deployment of the rebel unit seems to be the first tangible measure of support since Mr Obama announced in June that the US would begin providing the opposition with small arms. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/syria/10283758/First-Syria-rebels-armed-and-trained-by-CIA-on-way-to-battlefield.html

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