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07/24/2013 05:22 pm ET

Syria War: Who Is Who? (VIDEO)

Since the start of the conflict in Syria in March 2011, the number of groups fighting in the war-torn country has risen exponentially. Rebel battalions, often backed by different international actors, are battling the troops of President Bashar al-Assad as well as one another, creating a complicated web of allies and enemies.

Aaron Y. Zelin, Ayham Kamel and Elizabeth O'Bagy joined HuffPost Live's Ahmed Shihab-Eldin and Lara Setrakian to shed light on the different players in Syria's civil war.

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Syria War In June (WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES)
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Syria War In June (WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES)

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