Exclusive: U.S. congressional hurdles lifted on arming Syrian rebels

July 23, 2013 4:31 PM

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Exclusive: U.S. congressional hurdles lifted on arming Syrian rebels

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will move forward with a plan for the United States to arm the struggling Syrian rebels after some congressional concerns were eased, officials said on Monday.

"We believe we are in a position that the administration can move forward," House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers told Reuters.

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