Report: CIA begins delivering weapons to Syrian rebels
A new report from the Washington Post says the CIA has started delivering weapons to rebels in Syria, according to U.S. officials and Syrian figures. The report says shipments began streaming into the country over the past two weeks, along with separate deliveries of vehicles and other gear via the State Department.
Washington Post: John Brennan has been confirmed as CIA direcotr after Sen. Rand Paul said he was satisfied with the response he had received to his questions about the Obama administration’s drone program.
Paul engaged in a nearly 13-hour talking filibuster against Brennan’s nomination on Wednesday. The filibuster ended after midnight Thursday morning.
Photo: John Brennan testifies before a Senate Select Intelligence Committee confirmation hearing for CIA director on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP)