US edges closer to arming Syrian rebels

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Matawan, NJ

#1 Jul 23, 2013
The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said engagement in Syria would cost more than $1bn per month [Reuters

That's OK, we have plenty of money and if we run short we will just raise your taxes again and borrow more.

The US has moved a step closer towards arming opposition rebels in Syria.

A key congressional committee had raised concerns that US weapons could end up in the hands of fighters linked to Al-Qaeda like al-Nusra Front, but the House Intelligence Committee has now said that it is willing to accept the risks, officials said on Monday.

Don't worry, be happy.

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