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The US is expanding the role of the CIA in Syria by providing actionable intelligence to rebel groups that have been vetted by the CIA. The US is attempting to bolster non-jihadist rebel forces amid increasing concern that the Al Nusrah Front in Syria is working closely with al Qaeda's central leadership in Pakistan. The US is also helping train Jordanian forces on plans to counter the threat of Syria's chemical weapons.
A recently disclosed document seized from Osama bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, reveals that as of March 2010 al Qaeda had detailed plans for attacking critical infrastructure and economic targets in the US and Europe. The US and the UN both added the Malian Islamist group Ansar Dine, which has links to al Qaeda, to their lists of terrorist organizations. Ibrahim Suleiman Adnan Adam Harun, a Saudi Arabian citizen of Niger who was extradited from Italy in 2012, faces US terror charges for al Qaeda activities in several countries.
Benjamin Bishop, a civilian defense contractor with the Pacific Command in Hawaii, was accused of telling US military secrets to his Chinese girlfriend, regarding war plans, nuclear weapons, strategic nuclear systems, and capabilities in detecting low- and medium-range ballistic missiles of other nations. The top US military commander in Europe said several NATO countries are working on contingency plans for possible military action in Syria.