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New #brand, same organization

Brookings terrorism expert Charles Lister, who focuses particularly on extremist groups within the Syrian rebel universe, like (especially) Jabhat al-Nusra, broke a potentially significant story on Twitter yesterday: 1,391 more words


MSM: Syrian Rebels Behead Boy by "Mistake"

According to a CNN report: a boy, possibly as young as ten, was beheaded as an “individual mistake.”


One more wild story to cap off your week

It’s been kind of a week, you know? But don’t go anywhere yet, because something crazy seems to have happened just outside of Aleppo:

Massive explosions coming from…

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Syrian government advance cuts only road to Aleppo -- Rebel group Fastaqim says "nobody can get in or out of Aleppo"


World | Thu Jul 7, 2016 5:28am EDT

A general view shows a damaged street with sandbags used as barriers in Aleppo’s Saif al-Dawla district, Syria March 6, 2015. 139 more words

Syria's twists and turns

There’s such a constant barrage of news from Syria, somebody always advancing on this or launching air strikes on that, and it can be easy to slip into a sort of hazy feeling that things are going a certain inexorable way. 887 more words