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Sen. John McCain Monday slipped into Syria from Turkey Monday and met with Syrian rebel leaders, who appealed for direct U.S. military aid, the Daily Beast reported.
Sen. McCain has been outspoken in his harsh criticism of the Obama administration for not having helped the rebels long ago to topple the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad.
The American government is hesitant to get involved in another foreign war, especially with the clear presence of Al Qaeda and other Islamic terrorist group that have joined the battle against Assad.
Sen. McCain met with Gen. Salem Idris, the leader of the Supreme Military Council of the Free Syrian Army. and several leaders of Free Syrian Army, before he crossed the border back into Turkey after several hours.
“We need American help to have change on the ground; we are now in a very critical situation,” Idris told the Daily Beast.
“What we want from the U.S. government is to take the decision to support the Syrian revolution with weapons and ammunition, anti-tank missiles and anti-aircraft weapons,” Idris said. “Of course we want a no-fly zone and we ask for strategic strikes against Hezbollah both inside Lebanon and inside Syria.”
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