30/04/2014

Press review 25th April-2nd May

Press review

25th April-2nd May

Syrian rebels who received first US missiles of war see shipment as « an important first step » – 28/04/2014 – The Washington Post

Under the leadership of a young, battle-hardened rebel commander, the men entrusted with the first American missiles to be delivered to the Syrian war are engaged in an ambitious effort to forge a new, professional army. Abdullah Awda, 28, says he and his recently formed Harakat Hazm – or Movement of Steadfastness – were chosen to receive the weapons because of their moderate views and, just as important, their discipline.

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