Report: US-Backed Syrian Rebels Engaged In ISIS-Style War Crimes

Amnesty International says Syrian rebel groups believed to be backed by the US, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey are responsible for abductions, torture and summary killings in north and north-western Syria.

A Free Syrian Army fighter takes position close to a military base, near Azaz, Syria, Monday, Dec. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)

While most of the reports on war crimes in Syria center on either ISIS or the Syrian government, they are by no means the only ones committing such crimes, as a new report from Amnesty International details “chilling” abuses committed by a number of different groups, including several US-backed rebel factions. The report singles out three

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American Backed Syrian Rebel Group Has ‘Four or Five’ Syrians Left Fighting Against ISIS

The pro-US Syrian rebel faction, dubbed the New Syrian Force (NSF) in most official contexts, is virtually gone now, with virtually everybody either killed or having fled.

'moderate' Syrian Rebels train.

Testifying to the Senate Armed Services Committee today, Gen. Lloyd Austin, the head of Centcom, admitted that the pro-US Syrian rebel faction, dubbed the New Syrian Force (NSF) in most official contexts, is virtually gone now, with virtually everybody either killed or having fled. What was initially envisioned as a force of tens of thousands of

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The US Spends $4M To Train One Syrian Rebel: What Else Could That Buy?

The U.S. government continues to spend billions funding foreign wars and destabilizing the Middle East while America struggles to make ends meet domestically.

Syrian rebels attend a training session in Maaret Ikhwan near Idlib, Syria.

WASHINGTON --- A U.S. government official recently revealed the shocking ineffectiveness of millions spent on U.S. plans to train Syrian rebels, while in the United States inequality worsens, national infrastructure crumbles, major cities like Detroit suffer from economic collapse, and student debt and inequality continue to careen out of

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