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Morning bill and this Fox News alert now the State Department is ordering US diplomats out of Beirut.
Due to security concerns there the State Department also recommending that US citizens in eleven -- And in southeastern Turkey limit their travel.
Meanwhile there is a new video that was obtained by the New York Times and it is raising a lot of questions.
About the rebel fighters in Syria.
Known as the opposition there are many groups that fall under that category.
The New -- ties came out after this photo was published and said that the video.
Is from last year it's from 2012 the video itself is far too graphic to show you.
On television but that's the still image.
And it shows rebel fighters standing over captured Syrian soldiers.
The video shows the rebels pointing a gun at the shirtless men as the camera rolled.
These soldiers who use the -- to -- on to the ground -- then summarily executed.
-- -- -- joins us now live in our mideast bureau silly little let's start with the situation in Beirut what are people they're being told at this hour.
Well US embassy employees -- nonessential.
Embassy employees are being evacuated probably more tellingly.
US citizens are being urged to leave eleven on this all comes down.
To the risk of retaliation.
Remember Lebanon is mostly controlled by the militant group Hezbollah.
Financed by Iran on an eight -- Ally at Syrian backed many -- -- fighters are in Syria fighting for president Bashar Sox right now the Syrians.
And the Iranians have vowed revenge that could come in the form of course.
All of -- Hezbollah attack perhaps on Israel could also come in the attack on US interest inside -- and on that.
Founder of Hezbollah was one of the people behind.
The original attacks on US interest in Lebanon that being -- 1980s bombings.
I'm not only embassy there but also the marine barracks so there's a lot of history here the Lebanese security forces.
Do you not have a lot of control over has -- what it might do clearly there's an intelligence now on the ground -- has has blocked.
May very well be planning something we've also heard.
That the Iranians may be trying to look at other avenues to respond to a US strike on Syria.
Possibly -- attacking US interest in Iraq or other places around the world was -- be more difficult to really start a war but certainly able to target something with a car bomb.
It would have a catastrophic effect -- obviously those are big concerns right now -- back to the rebels who are pictured.
In that picture on the front of the near ties which is a very disturbing one in the video that goes along with it.
Is even worse what do we really know about the rebels who are operating in Syria.
Well that's really the problem in -- video of the New York Times uncovered he's just one of many of those of us -- been covering this story for the past couple of years had seen.
Of the rebels committing atrocities that are are equally as bad as what the government has allegedly done in various cases some -- -- -- people torturing people.
Those kinds of things and it really goes to this core issue of who are the rebels there's.
What they call the Free Syrian Army who have been sort of passed off.
As these moderate groups but then on the other side conceivably much better finance much better equipped much better run.
RG hottest who have come in from not only Iraq but also Jordan Libya those countries.
They're really taking over the fight that are much more interested in Islamic state sure real law inside Syria that any kind of free.
Democratic country Martha obviously that's the big dilemma when we look at the opposition and the rebels the division of exactly who these groups are Leland thank you very.
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