Free Syrian Army fighters react to the camera as they ride in a vehicle mounted with a weapon in the Hama countryside May 22, 2014. (REUTERS/Nour Fourat)
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Syria's opposition government sacked the military command of the rebel Free Syrian Army late Thursday over corruption allegations, as the White House asked lawmakers for $500 million for moderate insurgents.ISIS and other Islamists fighters in Syria are better armed and financed than the FSA, which has been pleading for greater support from the international community.Since the Syria conflict erupted three years ago, the United States has provided "non-lethal" support to the moderate opposition trying to oust Assad. Earlier this month National Security Advisor Susan Rice acknowledged that the Pentagon was also delivering "lethal" support.
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