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Friday, October 9, 2015

Obama to Change Syrian Rebel Training Program


US President Barack Obama has approved numerous changes to the Pentagon's "train and equip" program for moderate Syrian rebels, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Friday.

"We have devised a number of different approaches to that, going forward," Carter told a news conference in London, referring to the problem-ridden program.

"You will be hearing from (Obama) shortly in that regard about proposals that he has approved." (READ MORE)