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What Does History Say About U.S. Success in Arming Rebel Movements?

Michael Pillsbury

Margaret Warner talks to former Reagan administration official Michael Pillsbury and The Nation’s Robert Dreyfuss on what past endeavors by the United States to offer military aid to rebel movements can teach government officials today about providing weapons to the Syrian opposition.

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