Two US senators - McCain, Graham - say Washington should arm Syrian rebelsKabul, AfghanistanMon Feb 20, 4:54 a.m. AFT::
With the Syrian government continuing its deadly crackdown on its citizens, two senior American senators spoke out strongly today in favor of arming the Syrian opposition forces, +The New York Times
The senators, +John McCain
of Arizona and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, both Republicans, laid out a series of diplomatic, humanitarian and military aid proposals that would put the United States squarely behind the effort to topple President Bashar al-Assad of Syria.
The senators, both of whom are on the Senate Armed Services Committee, said at a news conference in Kabul, Afghanistan that rebel fighters deserved to be armed and that helping them take on the Syrian government would aid Washington’s effort to weaken Iran. +The New York Times
This unconfirmed video, via +YouTube
user "fa3orii1," reportedly features Syrian rebels.More:
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