Obama administration ends $500mn program to train Syrian rebels – report

Obama administration ends $500mn program to train Syrian rebels – report

The Obama administration is set to overhaul the Defense Department’s $500 million program to train and equip Syrian rebels, according to Defense Secretary Ashton Carter. The US president is expected to speak on the matter later on Friday.

Carter said during a Friday news conference in London that Washington has been “looking for several weeks at ways to improve” the program.

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