Posts Tagged ‘ moderate rebels ’

Safe zones and moderate rebels: Obama’s Syria plan doubted on all sides

Aug 11th, 2015 | By
The Islamist terror group Al-Nusra has killed or capture more than half of Division 30 fighters and overrun their base in Syria twice capturing U.S. supplied weapons.

Despite the United States spending more than $250 million over the past year to recruit and train “moderate” rebels the program has produced just sixty viable fighters for the ground unit known as Division 30 and half of them have been killed or captured since entering Syria

Obama To Allow “Moderate” Syrian Rebels Call In B-1B Bombers For Air Support

Feb 18th, 2015 | By

Just how will the US discern which of the Syrian “rebels” are moderate, which we assume means will only fight against US enemies, as opposed to extremist, such as all those Syrian “rebels” the US armed in 2013 only for them to be subsequently revealed as al Qaeda and ISIS predecessors?