CIA is halt­ing sup­port for rebels

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - WORLD -

The US Cen­tral In­tel­li­gence Agency is shut­ting down its pro­gram to sup­port rebels fight­ing against the Syr­ian gov­ern­ment, The Wash­ing­ton Post re­ported on Wednes­day. Cit­ing un­named US of­fi­cials, the Post said the four-year-old covert oper­a­tion has had lim­ited im­pact. Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump made the de­ci­sion to drop the pro­gram nearly a month ago, ac­cord­ing to the Post.

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