Sunday, May 21, 2017

Syria's 'moderate rebels' to form a new alliance

This article is reporting on a story about the U.S.’s move via the CIA to reengage a program of arming and equipping moderate Syrian rebels, and begins by talking to a Free Syrian Army (FSA) commander who states they are getting support from “friends of Syria”. The article continues, by underscoring that the current plans are still early in development, and that the CIA remains active by funding rebels not to join the Moscow sponsored talks. After which the article trails on discussing the conflicting fractions and the strenuous relationship between rebel factions, including the Kurds, Turkey, and the U.S. in forming their counter ISIS operations.

Nathaniel Dust

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