Troops go back to help Syrian fighters after training fiasco: U-turn after previous programme ended up with forces being kidnapped or joining extremists

Daily Mail Online - UK - 26 October 2016 - From Larisa Brown

British troops will return to Jordan and Turkey to train moderate Syrian forces to fight Islamic State. A similar programme to ready 5,000 fighters for battle ended in farce last year when the ‘moderates’ were either kidnapped or joined extremist organisations and UK forces pulled out.