Related Program: Morning Edition Will The U.S. Arm Syrian Rebels? Related Program: Morning Edition TweetShareGoogle+Email Listen Listening... / Originally published on May 30, 2014 12:36 pm There was some anticipation this week that President Obama might endorse stronger measures to give training to Syria's rebels. The president told NPR the rebels might be better able to use U.S. aid. TweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread.