US fighter jets ‘may target Syrian government’

By approving the Pentagon’s proposal of expansion of airstrike rules of engagement, Obama has redefined who the US can hit, and it now includes Syrian government forces, retired US Air force Lieutenant Colonel Karen Kwiatkowski told RT.

President Obama approved airstrikes in Syria on Friday. US warplanes could begin to target government forces in Syria if they consider them to be a danger to Pentagon-trained rebels. US officials say the force will be used to defend fighters from the Al-Qaeda linked Al-Nusra front.

See more at:   http://www.rt.com/op-edge/311670-us-rebels-pentagon-syria/

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