US plots with Syria rebels on Skype

Sunday Times: US plots with Syria rebels on Skype

EVERY day, diplomats from the US State Department sit in an office in Foggy Bottom, Washington, chatting for hours on Skype. On their headphones, and sometimes on their computer screens, are rebel commanders 6,000 miles away on the battlefields of Syria.

“It’s a whole new way of following a war,” said a senior diplomat. “We’ve never had that kind of real-time upfront communication.”

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I don’t imagine this ended well… for the captured Assad sympathizers