Report: US Mulling Arms for Syrian Rebels

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 – just where the guns will ultimately be pointed – are holding up the arms transfer from Washington.

The US is already transferring “non-lethal” 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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