Published On: Sat, Sep 26th, 2015

U.S.-backed rebels immediately give gear to al-Qaeda group on arrival

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truckU.S.-trained rebels handed over American-supplied vehicles and ammunition to an al-Qaeda linked group shortly after arriving in Syria, the Pentagon said Friday, the latest blow to a Pentagon program that has been plagued by problems since its inception.The rebels surrendered six pickup trucks and ammunition to an Nusra Front “intermediary,” the Pentagon said in a statement.The Nusra Front is an al-Qaeda affiliate in Syria.

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