U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry embraces his long time friend, U.S. Ambassador to Italy David Thorne as he arrives at Ciampino Airport, on February 27, 2013 in Rome where talks on Syria will be held. (JACQUELYN MARTIN/AFP/Getty Images)
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry embraces his long time friend, U.S. Ambassador to Italy David Thorne as he arrives at Ciampino Airport, on February 27, 2013 in Rome where talks on Syria will be held.
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Syria: The Inevitability of Collapse

March 8, 2013  •  From theTrumpet.com
Slowly but surely, Syrian rebels are increasingly gaining international support. It’s only a matter of time before the Assad regime collapses.
 

The United States has for the first time offered direct aid to Syrian rebels, instead of merely aiding them through intermediaries. This is yet another significant milestone as President Bashar Assad’s regime hurtles toward collapse.

The offer was announced on February 28 by incoming Secretary of State John Kerry at a Friends of Syria meeting in Rome. America has pledged to directly provide $60 million in “non-lethal” aid to Syria’s main political opposition group, the Syrian Opposition Coalition.

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