Report: US Mulling Arms for Syrian Rebels
Posted on May 25, 2012 at 3:17 PM EST
US officials are reportedly set to ship arms to the Syrian opposition, but are concerned American arms may end up in al-Qaeda’s hands.
The officials told AFP on condition of anonymity that those concerns ‚Äď just where the guns will ultimately be pointed ‚Äď are holding up the arms transfer from Washington.
The US is already transferring ‚Äúnon-lethal‚ÄĚ materials, including medical supplies and communication equipment to the fighters of the Free Syria Army (FSA), which is primarily comprised of Syrian Army defectors.
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