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Train and Equip Program for Syria: Authorities, Funding, and Issues for Congress

Categories: Govt Finance,Laws/Regulations,Syria,Terrorism

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/natsec/R43727.pdf

Reviews the purpose of 2014 legislation which authorizes the president to train and equip members of the Syrian opposition for specific purposes, such as combating the Islamic State and other terrorist organizations, and recent legislative developments in funding such operations.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists