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Obama Sides With an Unlikely Ally in Syria

RyanM Wrote: Aug 15, 2012 3:02 AM
"The interesting consequence is that al-Qaeda is among the groups President Obama's directive now supports. " A few of us have been pointing this out for months. I wonder if someone will tell John McCain this fact so he'll shut up about supporting these so-called "freedom fighters".
A recent intelligence leak confirms something that regular readers of this column already know: that the Obama administration has officially authorized covert support of local "rebel" groups, through government agencies like the CIA, with the goal of destabilizing and subverting the Bashar al-Assad regime. The interesting consequence is that al-Qaeda is among the groups President Obama's directive now supports.

Just think about this for a minute. The president of the United States, according to an intelligence leak initially reported by Reuters, has secretly authorized support of an undisclosed nature for armed fighters in a region, including members of the...