Friday, June 14, 2013

Obama "made his decision": More stuff to Salim Idriss & co.'

"... “The president has made his decision,” Ben Rhodes, the White House’s deputy national security adviser for strategic communications, told reporters late Thursday afternoon. “Suffice it to say that decision has been made about providing additional direct support to the [opposition Supreme Military Council] to strengthen their effectiveness. This is more a situation where we’re just not going to be able to lay out an inventory of what exactly falls under the scope of that assistance other than to communicate that we have made that decision.”Mr. Rhodes added that no decision has been made on U.S. participation in establishing a no-fly zone over Syria, and questions remain about the unity of the opposition and the presence of radical Islamist elements in the coalition..."

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