A Free Syrian Army soldier carries his weapon at the northern town of Sarmada, in Idlib province, Syria, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012. (AP Photo)

Eyes On America As Obama Orders CIA To Assist With Violent Coup In Syria

(MintPress) — President Barack Obama signed a “secret order” Thursday authorizing the CIA to provide material and intelligence assistance to Syrian rebels attempting the overthrow of Bashar Al-Assad’s regime. The 17-month civil war that has killed an estimated 20,000 has grown increasingly violent in recent weeks because of a strong rebel front in Aleppo, Damascus and […]