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  • US general: Only handful of Syrian fighters remain in battle story has photos
    Updated: Sep-16-15 4:09 pm

    WASHINGTON - No more than five U.S.-trained Syrian rebels are fighting the Islamic State, astoundingly short of the envisioned 5,000, the top U.S. commander in the Middle East told angry lawmakers on Wednesday. They branded the training program "a total failure."