Political Risk

Pentagon’s early training of Syrian rebels seen as “failure”

“A video purporting to show U.S.-trained fighters captured in Syria could not be independently verified, but there’s no doubt the Pentagon’s first attempt to insert fighters into Syria met with what one official called ‘abject failure.’ Nearly half the force was either killed, captured or missing and they never even came in contact with ISIS.”

Source: Pentagon’s early training of Syrian rebels seen as “failure” – CBS News

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