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CNN: Aid experts warn U.S. aid to Syrian rebels blurs lines

By Allison Brennan and Elise Labott

Michel Gabaudan, president of Refugees International, an advocacy organization that works to help refugees in conflict-ridden areas, argues Washington’s effort to help the opposition supply populations with basic services could underscore the principle of neutrality.

“In a conflict where there are victims, neutrality is trying to reach as many people as you can by whatever means you can,” he said. “There are lots of people who we could never be able to access through any other means than working through these Syrian groups, and if we don’t do it, people are just going to suffer unnecessarily.”

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