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Panetta is on shakier ground on the question of arming Syrian moderates.

But if Obama and Biden were sensible about not arming Syrian moderates, the same cannot be said for their policy toward Iraq.

The second would begin soon and involve arming and training Iraqi forces, Kurdish forces, and maybe some Iraqi Sunni tribes.

Also, Clinton and many lawmakers acknowledge that arming the rebels was risky and might not have worked.

The fear of spillage was one of the reasons the administration held off arming Syrian rebels before.

The recruits were running away, though the decree for the general rising of the country was arming the people.

He reproached his persecutors for arming themselves for liberty of conscience, and killing him for differing with them.

He also took precautions of arming himself for defence against marauders.

He went out, and arming himself with stones and blocks, soon commenced a regular assault upon the house.

They now apprehended a general massacre; and yet Captain Fitzroy prohibited them from arming themselves in self-defence.


On this page you'll find 42 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to arming, such as: load, protect, prepare, supply, provide, and strengthen.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.