January 16 2015
The U.S. Dept. of Defense has confirmed that about 400 American troops will be deployed overseas to train the so-called moderate rebel opposition, reports Russia's RT news channel.
The training is scheduled to begin early spring in military bases in Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Qatar, said a Pentagon spokesman on Thursday.
At least four training sites in those countries will be identified, reported Defense One. American forces -- trainers and support personnel -- are expected to...
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