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  •  Yes, I heard on RT that Obama has authorized (0+ / 0-)

    covert aid to the Syrian rebels, but CNN is reporting it too.  Obama authorized covert support for Syrian rebels, sources say:

    President Barack Obama has signed a covert directive authorizing U.S. support for Syrian rebels battling President Bashar al-Assad's forces, U.S. officials told CNN on Wednesday.

    The secret order, referred to as an intelligence "finding," allows for clandestine support by the CIA and other agencies.

    It was unclear when the president signed the authorization for Syria, but the sources said it was within the past several months.

    The influence of the [executive] has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished.

    by lysias on Thu Aug 02, 2012 at 11:23:17 AM PDT

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