WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s decision to authorize lethal aid to Syrian rebels marks a deepening of US involvement in the two-year civil war. But US officials are still grappling with what type and how much weaponry to send the opposition forces and how to ensure it stays out of the hands of extremists battling for control of Syria.
US grapples with how much weaponry to give Syrian rebels
By Julie Pace and Lolita C. Baldor| Associated Press June 14, 2013
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