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Potential U.S. allies? Syrian rebel groups at a glance
Potential U.S. allies? Syrian rebel groups at a glance

President Obama has said a key part of his strategy to degrade and defeat Islamic State militants will be working with moderate Syrian opposition groups. He has called on Congress to authorize $500 million to train and arm Syrian rebels to become America's partners. But who are these groups, and to what degree can the U.S. rely on them? The U.S. has already begun supporting some of them, sending non-lethal aid as well as covert weapons shipments. These select rebels have been vetted to ensure they have secular and moderate views that satisfy the U.S. But other groups are considered by the American government to be terrorists who pose a threat to the U.S.  Here's a guide to...

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