**FILE** Syrian rebels attend a training session in Maaret Ikhwan, near Idlib, Syria, on Dec. 17, 2012. The training is part of an attempt to transform the rag-tag rebel groups into a disciplined fighting force. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Syrian rebels attend a training session in Maaret Ikhwan, near Idlib, Syria, on Dec. 17, 2012. The training is part of an attempt to transform the rag-tag rebel groups into a disciplined fighting force. (Associated Press)