U.S. Bolsters Ties to Fighters in Syria

June 14th, 2012

In other news: Syria: Clinton Admits U.S. On Same Side As Al Qaeda To Destabilize Assad Government.

Via: Wall Street Journal:

U.S. intelligence operatives and diplomats have stepped up their contacts with Syrian rebels in part to help organize their burgeoning military operations against President Bashar al-Assad’s forces, according to senior U.S. officials.

As part of the efforts, the Central Intelligence Agency and State Department—working with Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Qatar and other allies—are helping the opposition Free Syrian Army develop logistical routes for moving supplies into Syria and providing communications training.

One Response to “U.S. Bolsters Ties to Fighters in Syria”

  1. alvinroast Says:

    But isn’t providing aid to terrorists supposed to be a crime punishable by rendition/execution?

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