Political Risk

Pentagon: We have ‘paused’ receiving new recruits for Syria training program

“The Pentagon said Tuesday that its program to train and equip moderate Syrian rebels to fight the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has temporarily stopped receiving new recruits at its training sites.  ‘We continue to recruit and vet potential participants for the [train and equip] program. As we review the program, we have paused the actual movement of new recruits from Syria,’ Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook said. “

Source: Pentagon: We have ‘paused’ receiving new recruits for Syria training program | TheHill

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