By Jim Emerson, staff writer
President Barack Obama has issued an order directing various American government agencies, including the CIA, to provide unspecified support to the Syrian Rebels to overthrow the regime of Bashar al-Assad. On the surface it appears that the CIA is providing intelligence to the Free Syrian Army to aid the rebels in their fight, however the scope of this directive is unclear. The State Department, most likely acting on orders, has committed $64 million in humanitarian assistance to the Syrian people and another $25 million in non-lethal assistance to the Syrian opposition.
According to the UK Guardian US and Europeans sources have been boasting about the advancements made by the Syrian rebels crediting the aid of European and American intelligence support. They maintain all aid provided to the rebels was humanitarian and no arms were provided. The intelligence support given to the Free Syrian forces would be handled through … Continue Reading:Why does this White House Support our Enemies?