Syria: U.S. has shut down aid to FSA

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Syrian rebel fighter near frontlines in rebel-held area in southern Syrian city of Daraa on June 23

 

The United States has supported the moderate mainstream FSA faction with millions of dollars worth of arms and paid monthly salaries to thousands of rebels in the course of the seven-year war under a military aid program run by the Central Intelligence Agency.

But analysts believe the aid has dropped after U.S. President Donald Trump decided last year to shut down the program.

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