Syrian Civil War: Inside the Armed Opposition
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Syrian Civil War: Inside the Armed Opposition

Recently tensions have been mounting between self-declared jihadists and Western-backed moderates fighting the Bashar al-Assad government in Syria. But who are these self-declared jihadists and how influential are they? How many factions or sub-groups make up the armed opposition? This article attempts to explain how complex the armed opposition in Syria really is. Continue reading … Continue reading

Syrian Civil War: 21-August Chemical Attack
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Syrian Civil War: 21-August Chemical Attack

On 21-August Syrian activists reported that Assad forces struck Jobar, Zamalka, ‘Ain Tirma, and Hazzah in the Eastern Ghouta region with chemical weapons. As a result on 30-August the US government released a four-page document, link provided, outlining their conclusions about the August 21 attack, blaming Assad and stating that 1,429 people had been killed … Continue reading