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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad may soon get American arms to support his Free Syrian Army (FSA).

Last Friday, the FSA confirmed it received a shipment of weapons after reports that Saudi Arabia, a U.S. ally, sent arms to rebels last week. In late May, Senator John McCain visited FSA leaders to gain a better understanding of the situation on the ground. These events signal that the FSA may be armed in the future by the White House, but its loose command structure, implementation of Sharia law and extremist fighters on the ground are causes for concern.

The White House has provided no details on which opposition groups will receive military assistance from the United States.

Read more at newsday.com .

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