Vehicles To Be Part Of Package To Equip Syrian Rebel Forces

By Tony Bertuca / September 16, 2014 at 3:59 PM
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told the Senate Armed Services Committee on Sept. 16 that vehicles would be included in the equipment package slated to be given to Syrian rebels the Pentagon plans to train to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria as well as the regime of Bashar al Assad. "The package of assistance that we initially provide would consist of small arms, vehicles, and basic equipment like communications, as well as tactical and strategic training," Hagel told...

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