In new push, US military trains dozens of Syrian fighters

The US military said on Friday it had started training "dozens" of Syrian opposition fighters to battle the Islamic State as part of a revamped program that aims to avoid mistakes that doomed its first training effort in Turkey last year.
US Army Colonel Steve Warren, a Baghdad-based spokesman for the US-led coalition battling Islamic State, told Pentagon reporters that no Syrian fighters had graduated yet from the new program.
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