October 7, 2012
On Their Own, Syria's Rebels Radicalize
C.J. Chivers, New York Times
Across northern Syria, in areas that rebels have wrested from government control, such sentiments have become an angry and routine element of the public discourse. Wearied by violence, heading into another winter of fighting, and enraged by what they see as the inaction and hypocrisy of powerful nations, frontline leaders of the rebellion say that the West risks losing a potential ally in the Middle East if the Assad government should fall.
TAGGED: Free Syrian Army, Syria