The Washington Post quotes Rafik Hariri Center Resident Fellow Faysal Itani on the possible impact of US trained fighters in Syria:

Officials said they have seen no major effort on the part of ISIS or other extremist groups to infiltrate the training. Fewer than five candidates in the first screenings were disqualified for deception.

Faysal Itani, a Fellow at the Atlantic Council, a Washington think tank, said that even a relatively modest number of fighters could have an impact if they were trained and armed in a superior way, just as fighters from the Lebanese group Hezbollah have had in Syria in recent years.

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