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Top U.S. Official Meets With Rebels Inside Syria


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Cal
- 530 days ago - npr.org
Ambassador Robert Ford, the State Department's point man on Syrian policy, crossed into northern Syria on Wednesday. The secret visit was confirmed by Syrian activists at the media office at the Bab al-Salama crossing on the Turkish frontier.



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Sue Matheson (72)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 5:52 pm
thanks
 

Carol H. (229)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 5:59 pm
noted, thanks Cal
 

Aletta Kraan (146)
Thursday May 9, 2013, 6:39 pm
Noted , thanks !
 

Past Member (0)
Friday May 10, 2013, 5:00 am
Thanks.
 

Birgitta S. (230)
Friday May 10, 2013, 10:00 am
Noted.

 

Carol D. (109)
Friday May 10, 2013, 12:31 pm
But how do we know once rebels are in power things will be better Dodgy situation in Syria all round
 

Judith Hand (59)
Friday May 10, 2013, 5:42 pm
Noted. Frankly, I'm a little confused now.
 

Jason S. (57)
Friday May 10, 2013, 8:01 pm
Good posting, thanks
 

Patricia H. (468)
Friday May 10, 2013, 11:28 pm
done
 

Stan B. (123)
Saturday May 11, 2013, 12:07 am
You said it, Carol. Just look at the mess in Egypt and Libya. The " Arab Spring " has been a total disaster.
The U.S. needs to tread very warily.
 

John Gregoire (257)
Saturday May 11, 2013, 5:36 am
I was so hoping this would be Obama on another of his field trips and that he would stay. ;-) There is not a central group of rebels with which to work. Until they get togetrher we would be well advised to keep our aid and money to home.

Besides, how in the heck can this govenment enforce a sequester with all the hurt it is causing and give away billions overseas??? Cut Pakistan and Israel to zero aid for just a year and you have enough money to build a border fence, feed countless needy Americans, etc.

Our priorities are horrible and care not for our own people.
 

Birgit W. (147)
Saturday May 11, 2013, 2:58 pm
Noted.
 

bob m. (32)
Saturday May 11, 2013, 8:20 pm


Another doubleminded quest by the Obama brotherhood.
 

bob m. (32)
Sunday May 12, 2013, 8:34 am


They met at the Bab al salama crossing.......bab al....babal........ interesting.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday May 12, 2013, 5:14 pm
Which future terrorist group will we support this time?
 
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