Obama to overhaul U.S. approach to support Syria rebels: Carter

LONDON - U.S. President Barack Obama will overhaul Washington's approach to supporting Syrian rebel forces following this year's deeply troubled launch of a U.S. military training program, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Friday. | Video

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