Abdul Elah al-Bashir al-Naimi.
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U.S. arms supplies to Syrian rebels may create Somali-style warlords and are undermining Washington's allies in the rebels' exile military command, the former Syrian army general who leads it said.Brigadier Gen. Abdel-Ilah Bashir, who defected in 2012 and led rebel Free Syrian Army forces in Qunaitra province before becoming chief-of-staff of the FSA's Supreme Military Council in February, told Reuters that Washington was bypassing the SMC in sending weapons directly to groups that were hard to control.A U.S. State Department official noted that President Barack Obama promised more support to the rebels last month and said that the SMC remained involved in the process.
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