December 11, 2012

Al-Qaeda in Syria

New York Times, New York Times

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The presence of rebel fighters in Syria that were trained and supported by Al Qaeda poses a serious problem for the United States and Western allies. The Nusra Front, an offshoot of Al Qaeda in Iraq, has become one of the most effective forces fighting against President Bashar al-Assad.

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TAGGED: Nusra Front, Al Nusrah Front, Middle East, Syria, al-Qaeda

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