If the Rebels Win the Syrian Civil War, They Have Islamists to Thank


A Free Syrian Army fighter takes a position as he aims his weapon near Hanano Barracks, which is controlled by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, in Aleppo on Sept. 11, 2013.


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The Guardian newspaper's Martin Chulov is just back from a reporting trip in Syria. He says, reports of Jihadists taking over the fight in Syria are exaggerated but they are a force to be reckoned with.

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