Reports that the Syrian rebels are training and deploying child soldiers validate Obama’s decision to reject the Petraeus-Hillary Clinton-Panetta proposal to arm the Syrian rebels. Obama was concerned about the consequences of such U.S. involvement in the Syrian War. Based on recent reports, described in this article, Obama made the right decision.
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- White House defends decision not to arm Syrian rebels (dailystar.com.lb)
- Panetta, Dempsey Admit Supporting Plan to Arm Syrian Rebels (israelnationalnews.com)
- Pentagon supported plan to arm Syrian rebels (guardian.co.uk)
- Syria’s Rebels Hype Their Child Soldier Training (familysurvivalprotocol.com)