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  Iyar 23, 5773 , 03/05/13

Hagel: U.S. Not Ruling Out Arming Syrian Rebels

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel acknowledged on Thursday that his government is no longer ruling out arming Syrian rebels, BBC reports.

It is the first time a senior U.S. official has said openly that the U.S. is reconsidering its opposition to supplying weapons to rebel forces.

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