TRUMP ENDS COVERT CIA PROGRAM TO ARM ANTI-ASSAD REBELS IN SYRIA A MOVE SOUGHT BY MOSCOW

TRUMP ENDS COVERT CIA PROGRAM TO ARM ANTI-ASSAD REBELS IN SYRIA, A MOVE SOUGHT BY MOSCOW

JUST THREE MONTHS AGO, AFTER THE UNITED STATES ACCUSED ASSAD OF USING CHEMICAL WEAPONS, TRUMP LAUNCHED RETALIATORY AIRSTRIKES AGAINST A SYRIAN AIR BASE.

"We are working on the second cease-fire in a very rough part of Syria," Trump said. "If we get that and a few more, all of a sudden we are going to have no bullets being fired in Syria."

President Trump has decided to end the CIA’s covert program to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels battling the government of Bashar al-Assad, a move long sought by Russia, according to U.S. officials. The program was a...

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