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Al-Qaeda, Al-Nusra and the Aleppo Siege.

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The image of Omran Daqneesh, patiently sat in the back of an ambulance, his face caked in blood and dust, has highlighted the heavy fighting taking place in Aleppo. 3,190 more words


Sea change: Turkey enters Syrian conflict – as an enemy of the U.S.’s closest partner

Liberty Unyielding, by J. E. Dyer, Aug. 24, 2016: (h/t/ Tundra Tabloids)

Turkey has done cross-border shelling for a long time now, and has used her air force to bomb Kurdish positions in Iraq and Syria.  733 more words

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Meet Aleppo’s ‘Moderate,’ ‘Secular’ ‘Rebels’: Al-Qaeda and the Muslim Brotherhood

Let’s support moderate Muslims. But that means figuring out which ones are the real deal.

National Review, by Andrew C. McCarthy, Aug. 19, 2016:

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Who should rule Syria? Nobody

Or at least not all of it. Grasp that and you can see a clear strategy for the West

The Spectator, by Jonathan Spyer, Aug. 18, 2016: 1,098 more words

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US, Allies Likely to See Return of Daesh Fighters Allowed to Flee Manbij


The United States and its allies in Syria are likely going to face the hundreds of Daesh fighters freed during the recapture of Manbij on a different battlefield in the future, US State Senator from Virginia and former Marine pilot Richard Black told Sputnik.

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Blast at Turkish border crossing kills dozens of Syrian rebels

BEIRUT (AP) — A bomb blast at a border crossing between Syria’s opposition-held Idlib province and Turkey killed at least 10 Syrian rebel fighters on Sunday, activists said, as a wave of airstrikes pounded the region and fighting raged in the contested northern city of Aleppo. 739 more words

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