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  6/27/2014, Sivan 29, 5774

Obama Seeks $500 Million to Equip Syrian Rebels


The Obama administration has proposed a $500 million program to train and equip the moderate opposition fighting in Syria, officials said Thursday, according to The Wall Street Journal.

The increased spending is part of the administration's annual request for supplemental funding for the Afghan war and other overseas operations, the report said.