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APNewsBreak: US to provide $100M in new Syria aid
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Quote:ROME (AP) — The Obama administration is providing $100 million in new Syria aid, U.S. officials said Wednesday, but the money is for humanitarian purposes only and not linked to any decision on arming Syrian rebels.

The announcement will be made by Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday in Rome, where his diplomacy includes a meeting with Jordan's foreign minister, the officials said.

The new funds will help support 1.4 million Syrian refugees, including many in U.S. ally Jordan, and hundreds of thousands of other civilians still trapped by the violence inside Syria's border. Total U.S. humanitarian assistance in the two-year war will climb to $510 million.

The U.S. officials weren't authorized to speak publicly on the matter ahead of Kerry's announcement and demanded anonymity.

The full story is available here. I seem to be confused though, I thought that we had sequestration going on due to unregulated spending for the most part, yet we have money for this?
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The amount of stupidty our government shows on a regular basis is astronomical
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It's got NOTHING to do with stupidity.
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Glad the .gov is making cutbacks with the sequestration and all. Rolleyes

Seriously, why do we go looking for fights that aren't ours.
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