Originally posted on Friends of Syria:
What’s in a name, from Peaceful protestors to Rebels, FSA, Al Nusra, Al Qaeda to ISIL/ISIS and now back to Rebels again. Now proof that USA is training more terrorists to overthrow the democratically elected President of Syria.
Turkey, US sign deal to train Syria rebels
The United States and Turkey have signed an agreement to train and arm Syrian rebels fighting against the “Islamist State” group. Washington and Ankara have been in talks about such a pact for several months.
“The agreement was signed by the foreign ministry undersecretary and the U.S. ambassador,” a U.S. embassy spokesman in Ankara said on Thursday.
The deal was inked by Turkish Foreign Ministry Undersecretary Feridun Sinirlioglu and U.S. Ambassador to Ankara John Bass.
The U.S. military has said it is planning to send more than 400 troops, including special operations forces, to train Syrian opposition fighters at sites outside Syria as part…
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