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Exclusive: Obama authorizes secret U.S. support for Syrian rebels

(Reuters) - President Barack Obama has signed a secret order authorizing U.S. support for rebels seeking to depose Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his government, U.S. sources familiar with the matter said.

Obama's order, approved earlier this year and known as an intelligence "finding," broadly permits the CIA and other U.S. agencies to provide support that could help the rebels oust Assad.

This and other developments signal a shift toward growing, albeit still circumscribed, support for Assad's armed opponents - a shift that intensified following last month's failure of the U.N. Security Council to agree on tougher sanctions against the Damascus government.

The White House is for now apparently stopping short of giving the rebels lethal weapons, even as some U.S. allies do just that.


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syrian revels = muslim brotherhood & al-CIA-da

Go figure.

Aiding and abetting the enemy

Isn't aiding Al Qaeda in Syria, aiding and abetting a declared enemy and terrorist organization?

If the president is doing this on his own by secret order, isn't this an impeachable offense?

Need to know

Not a very secret order.

I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.
John Locke

I was just about to post the

I was just about to post the same thing... you beat me to it.

"You must be frank with the world; frankness is the child of honesty and courage...Never do anything wrong to make a friend or keep one...Above all do not appear to others what you are not" - Robert E. Lee, CSA


I hope, for his sake, i am not seated as a juror at his trial.

"OH NO! He has a SON?" Neoconservatives and Liberals EVERYWHERE!

Rand Paul 2016

Same thing

Romney would've done the same thing they are both bought and owned by the same people.

"We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them."
Albert Einstein

As is

Gary Johnson


If it wasnt bad enough, now we even have to wake a few sheep up, in our own movement that gairi is no liberty candidate!!!!

"OH NO! He has a SON?" Neoconservatives and Liberals EVERYWHERE!

Rand Paul 2016