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File photo of Sen. John McCain. (Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

McCain: Rebels Fighting Assad Feel Abandoned By U.S.

Sen. John McCain says the cause of rebels fighting Syria’s President Bashar Assad has been obscured in the rapid-fire military and diplomatic events following a chemical weapons attack near Damascus.


Sen. John McCain speaks during a panel discussion at the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa on the shores of the Dead Sea, 55 kilometers southeast of the Jordanian capital Amman, on May 25, 2013. (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

McCain Had Syria Trip Planned ‘For Weeks, If Not Months’

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., has quietly slipped into Syria for a meeting with Syrian rebels.