The truth about arming Syrian rebels

Mitt Romney says that Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Turkey are all concerned about arming Islamic extremists fighting among Syrian rebels because it could come back to haunt us. Actually, those countries are champing at the bit to send more rocket-propelled grenade launchers, surface-to-air missiles and other powerful weapons to Syrian rebels, but the Obama administration has been giving its allies the red light so far.

Craig Whitlock covers the Pentagon and national security. He has reported for The Washington Post since 1998.
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