Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Trump shuts down CIA program to arm Syrian rebels

Via Billy

 Trump shuts down CIA program to arm Syrian rebels: report

One current official told the Post that the decision is a massive concession to Moscow, saying that “Putin won in Syria.” It's none of our business, dorkhead.

President Trump is shutting down the CIA’s program to arm and train rebels fighting the Syrian government, The Washington Post reported Wednesday, a victory for Russia, which has called for the move for years.

Officials told the Post that shutting down the program, begun by the Obama administration in 2013, is a sign of Trump’s attempts to work with Russia, which has viewed the U.S. attempts to force out Syrian President Bashar Assad during that country's civil war as an attack on its own interests.

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