The U.S. money for Syrian opposition figures began flowing under President George W. Bush after he effectively froze political ties with Damascus in 2005. The financial backing has continued under President Obama, even as his administration sought to rebuild relations with Assad. In January, the White House posted an ambassador to Damascus for the first time in six years.
Obama authorized covert support for Syrian rebels, sources say
Covert US War Hands Syria to Al Qaeda
From a 2006 article!!!!
Report: U.S. secretly cultivating Syrian opposition to Assad
TIME: Classified document includes proposals for using upcoming Syrian elections to undermine Assad regime.
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