OBAMA EARMARKS $700 MILLION TO ARM ISLAMIC STATE
The US will provide over $700 million in military support for Syrian opposition groups. By supporting rivals of Bashar al-Assad’s, Washington is taking its usual course, political analyst Mikhail Smolin said.
The US Senate passed a defense bill that presumes support for armies and armed formations of other nations. According to the document, $300 million will be unveiled for arms deliveries to Ukraine, and another $715 million – by the initiative of President Barack Obama – will be sent to armed opposition groups in Syria.
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