January 2, 2014

Meet America's New Islamist Allies

Hania Mourtada, Foreign Policy

The Associated Press

Meet what might soon be the West's unpredictable new friend in Syria -- the Islamic Front.

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TAGGED: Middle East, Islamic Front, Syria


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