U.S. to weigh arming Syrian rebels, official says




 
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June 10th, 2013  
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By Arshad Mohammed and Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States could make a decision as early as this week on whether to arm Syrian rebels, U.S. officials said on Monday, as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry put off a Middle East trip to attend meetings on the subject. However, the U.S. government has debated for months whether to provide weaponry to the rebels in their civil war against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces and has so far decided against. One U.S. ...




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