August 26, 2014
The Grotesque Alliance Carving Up Syria
David Blair, Daily Telegraph
As recently as 2012, after all, Baghdadi’s extremists were a weakened force confined to a small area of Iraq. Then Assad released a cohort of Syria’s most dangerous jihadists from Sednaya jail near Damascus. Some of these men – along with others freed in later amnesties – are believed to have become Isil commanders.
TAGGED: ISIS, Syria, Bashar Al-Assad