U.S. Admits Syrian Rebels Gave Trucks, Ammo to Al Qaeda-Linked Group

September 26, 2015 3:07 AM

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U.S. military officials acknowledged Friday that Syrian rebels trained and equipped by the U.S. turned over weapons and equipment to a group affiliated with al Qaeda earlier this week.

The acknowledgement came from the Pentagon and U.S. Central Command, which had earlier denied reports that the transaction between the New Syrian Forces and the Al Nusra Front had occurred. The material was handed over in exchange for safe passage in an area under the terror group's control, officia...

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