US Recognition of Syrian Opposition Coalition Is Meant to Counter Extremists

Official U.S. recognition for a coalition of Syrian opposition groups…

Official U.S. recognition for a coalition of Syrian opposition groups is meant to isolate extremists and increase pressure on embattled President Bashar al-Assad.

With Syrian rebels gaining ground on Assad forces, the Obama administration says recognizing political opponents strengthens the fight against him.

“We have said all along that in the absence of any moves by the regime to end this, in the absence of any commitment to any kind of a transition, we are going to continue to support the opposition as we can,” said State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland.

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  • Matt in Oklahoma

    The enemy of my enemy isnt always my friend
    idiots