U.S. to Send 400 Troops to Train Syrian Rebels

Posted January 16, 2015 at 12:01pm

Time reports that “the U.S. military intends to deploy more than 400 troops to help train Syrian rebels in their fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS).”  

“Training is expected to begin in the early spring in Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Qatar. Hundreds of American support personnel will also be deployed, a Pentagon spokesman told Reuters on Thursday.”