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Broadcasts Allege Syria Trained Iraqi Rebels

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Broadcasts Allege Syria Trained Iraqi Rebels

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Broadcasts Allege Syria Trained Iraqi Rebels

Broadcasts Allege Syria Trained Iraqi Rebels

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A government-run Iraqi TV channel alleges that Syrian intelligence trained and funded insurgents responsible for deadly attacks against U.S. and Iraqi forces. Residents say they are appalled by the broadcasts and some are skeptical of their validity.