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Pentagon Faces Heat Over Syria Rebel Training Program

The U.S. defense secretary was grilled by U.S. senators this week who said they weren't impressed by the Pentagon’s program to vet, arm and train moderate Syrian opposition fighters. At a hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday, Defense Secretary Ash Carter admitted that only 60 Syrians were currently undergoing training. “That is a small class,” Carter told lawmakers. “We expect that number to improve." Committee Chairman John McCain, an Arizona...

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