The Syria Crisis: Is Al-qaeda Intervening In The Conflict?

While Zawahiri has backed the uprising, his influence is shrinking. However, independent jihadists and murky elements in the regime may be at work

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  • This week's window on the Middle East - Open Democracy
      Hezbollah’s identity crisis: from ... The three alleged gunmen fought in Syria for Al Qaeda before they returned home to commit their attack.
    12/16/2014 - 12:34 pm | View Link
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  • Canada is at war with ISIS, not Syria, Stephen Harper says
    On the eve of a G20 summit in Australia expected to focus in part on the crisis in Syria and Iraq, Stephen Harper says Canada does not support war on the Syrian ... face daunting mission against ISIS Should the West stop intervening in the Middle East?
    11/13/2014 - 11:26 pm | View Link
  • Iraq and Syria crisis: as it happened, Thursday, September 25
    That concludes our live coverage of the domestic and international developments in the Iraq and Syria crisis. Please come back tomorrow ... social media accounts to push back against Isil and al-Qaeda and convince young Muslims not to enslist with the ...
    09/24/2014 - 12:00 pm | View Link
  • Why is the U.S. intervening in Iraq but not Syria?
    Even al Qaeda is disgusted by its viciousness ... the President has said that the United States should be leery of trying to solve the world’s crisis. As he has reportedly said, “Don’t do stupid stuff.”
    08/15/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • The Crimean Crisis and the Middle East: Will Syria & Iran be the Winners?
    Only when the regime of Bashar al-Assad responded to peaceful protests with massive military force did the opposition militarize, at which point Sunni extremists and al-Qaeda affiliates ... the biggest winners of the Crimean crisis. At the same time ...
    03/5/2014 - 3:56 am | View Link
  • Al Qaeda-linked fighters killed in clash with Syria rebels
    Clashes pitting the al Qaeda-linked ISIL and Nusra Front brigades against less ... fighters and the disarray of rebel forces have also made Western powers wary of intervening directly in the civil war. While some rebel tensions stem from contrasting ...
    09/23/2013 - 12:38 am | View Link
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  • The Real Reason to Intervene in Syria | Foreign Policy
    The Real Reason to Intervene in Syria. Cutting Iran's link to the Mediterranean Sea is a strategic prize worth the risk. By James P. Rubin

    James P. Rubin was ...

    12/21/2014 - 4:35 pm | View Website
  • So You Want to Intervene in Syria Without Breaking the Law ...
    So You Want to Intervene in Syria Without Breaking the Law? Good luck with that. By Rosa Brooks Rosa Brooks is a law professor at Georgetown University and a Schwartz ...
    12/21/2014 - 2:19 pm | View Website
  • Crisis in Syria
    As the crisis continued to escalate, opponents of the Assad regime began to loosely organize, creating several opposition organizations such as the Syrian National ...
    12/21/2014 - 8:28 am | View Website
  • Syrian Crisis Special | THE DAILY STAR
    ISIS has executed 100 of its own foreign fighters who tried to flee their headquarters in the Syrian city of Raqqa, the Financial Times newspaper said Saturday.
    12/21/2014 - 6:19 am | View Website
  • Syrian Kurdish–Islamist conflict (2013–present ...
    The Syrian Kurdish–Islamist conflict started during the Syrian Civil War after fighting erupted between the Kurdish YPG and Islamist rebel factions in the city of ...
    12/21/2014 - 3:13 am | View Website
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