Why a two-year delay in arming Syria rebels?

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As Syrians mark the second anniversary of the start of the nation's unrest, the EU is set to discuss lifting its arms embargo to allow supplying rebels.

France has said it is ready to supply weapons to rebel forces fighting the government of President Bashar al-Assad.

But Chris Doyle, director of the Council for Arab British Understanding, said arming rebels in Syria is a strategy that is ''fraught with danger''.

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