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Assad and Putin Will Likely Disregard the Syria Cease-Fire and Destroy the Opposition

Faysal Itani | Posted 02.15.2016 | World
Faysal Itani

Cease-fire deal or not, Russia and the Syrian regime have no reason to voluntarily jeopardize their recent gains. There is a critical clause in the deal that effectively gives the regime a free pass to continue the war: namely, the cease-fire will not apply to ISIS and the Nusra Front. Thus, Assad and Putin will target any opposition group they please, claiming the group is fighting alongside terrorists.

Future Of Syria's Al Qaeda Branch In Question After Military Chief Killed

Reuters | Posted 05.06.2015 | World

By Tom Perry and Mariam Karouny BEIRUT, March 6 (Reuters) - Al Qaeda's Syrian branch was left reeling on Friday after its military chief was killed...

Syria's Al Qaeda Branch Issues Warning To Lebanon

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2014 | World

BEIRUT, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Al Qaeda's Syrian branch, the Nusra Front, told Lebanon's Sunni Muslims they must support its cause or "pay the price" an...

Report: Extremists Shoot Dead Women, Children And Elderly Men In Syrian Village

Reuters | Posted 11.12.2013 | World

BEIRUT, Sept 12 (Reuters) - The death toll from an alleged massacre in an Alawite village in central Syria has risen to 22, including women, childre...

Joshua Hersh

U.S. Walks Thorny Path With Syrian Terrorist Designation | Joshua Hersh | Posted 12.12.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration's decision to designate a major fighting faction within the Syrian opposition as a terrorist group came at a ba...