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  7/4/2014, Tammuz 6, 5774

Britain's Secret Plan to Arm Syrian Rebels Revealed


The United Kingdom drew up plans to train and equip a 100,000-strong Syrian rebel army to defeat President Bashar Al-Assad, the BBC reported on Thursday.

The secret initiative, put forward two years ago, was the brainchild of the then most senior UK military officer, General Sir David Richards.

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