President Barack Obama won approval from Congress for a $500 million porgram to train Syrian moderates to fight the Islamic State. The first few dozen fighters from that program deployed this week to Syria.
President Barack Obama won approval from Congress for a $500 million porgram to train Syrian moderates to fight the Islamic State. The first few dozen fighters from that program deployed this week to Syria. Evan Vucci AP
President Barack Obama won approval from Congress for a $500 million porgram to train Syrian moderates to fight the Islamic State. The first few dozen fighters from that program deployed this week to Syria. Evan Vucci AP

First contingent of U.S.-trained fighters enters Syria

July 16, 2015 06:53 PM

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