Syria: Arming the Rebels

May 27, 2014

FRONTLINE finds Syrian rebel fighters who say they’re being secretly armed and trained by the United States.

(18:10) FRONTLINE finds Syrian rebel fighters who say they're being armed and trained by the U.S.

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The move allows the UN to send aid to rebel-held areas without the Syrian government’s consent. But how many will it help?

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For Syrians Fleeing Violence, Scant Refuge or Relief

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