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Pentagon Trains Moderate Syrian Rebels to Fight IS Group

The Pentagon says it has started training moderate Syrian rebels to fight against Islamic State militants on the ground in Syria. U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter told reporters Thursday that 90 highly-vetted individuals began training at a secure location, which he did not disclose, and that the program will gradually expand. "This is a complex program. It's going to have to evolve over time," Carter said. "We're starting with the people ... that we vetted...

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