Politics & National Security

House Amendment to Arm Syrian Rebels

By Cody M. Poplin
Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 12:18 PM

The House Rules Committee has released an amendment to the Continuing Resolution (CR) that would authorize the Department of Defense to begin arming and training moderate Syrian rebels as identified by the Obama Administration; however, the measure provides no new funding for the initiative.

The Hill has more on the proposal, which you can read in full here or below. The New York Times reports that it will likely come to a vote tomorrow.

House proposal on Syria