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Thomas Roberts

U.S. plans to send weapons to Syrian rebels


According to American officials, the Obama administration has decided to begin supplying Syrian rebels with small arms and ammunition in response to a conclusion that President Bashar al-Assad has used chemical weapons against opposition forces in his country’s civil war. MSNBC's Thomas Roberts reports and is joined by Sen. Angus King, NBC's Ayman Mohyeldi and retired Four-Star Gen. Barry McCaffrey.Jun.14.2013


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