Operating covertly from southern Turkey, CIA operatives are "decid(ing) which Syrian opposition fighters across the border will receive arms to fight the Syrian government, according to American officials and Arab intelligence officers."
Weapons supplied include "automatic rifles, rocket-propelled grenades, ammunition, (and) antitank weapons...." CIA Arming Syrian Insurgents
Syrian Insurgent Provocations: Going For Endgame? « LewRockwell.com Blog
The armed insurgents in Syria are desperate to provoke an attack on the Syrian regime from an outside force. Several recent events suggest they are raising the stakes significantly in their attempts to foment a wider conflict. The US government and its allies may well be willing accomplices in this dangerous escalation game. Although it may well be an attempt by some factions to shift back some balance of power between the rebel groups, as word comes out that the CIA has been vetting and training groups of "moderate" insurgents in the dark arts of insurgency, urban combat, and counterintelligence.