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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  • Syria's conflict raises Turkey tension - Al Jazeera
    ... from the Turkey-Syria border ... an International Crisis Group ... more dead [by not intervening ... the question that groups like al-Nusra ...
    04/15/2014 - 10:03 am | View Link
  • 7 armed conflicts that prove we learned little from the Rwanda ... - GlobalPost
    ... in Darfur and Syria would ... of preventing or intervening ... some segments of the rebels into Al Qaeda-styled terrorist ... covers the ...
    04/8/2014 - 1:46 pm | View Link
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  • Syria's conflict raises Turkey tension
    "Publicly adopting a profile of a balanced regional power, rather than a Sunni Muslim one, would do much to reduce any possibility that the sectarian polarisation that is crippling Syria will jump the border to Turkey," said an International Crisis Group ...
    04/15/2014 - 11:25 am | View Link
  • The Crimean Crisis and the Middle East: Will Syria and 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 ... of foreign Russian forces intervening there.
    03/3/2014 - 8:27 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 ...
    09/22/2013 - 8:44 pm | View Link
  • Crisis in Syria: Live updates
    The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said fighters from the al-Qaeda-affiliated Jabhat al-Nusra or Nusra ... Pillay noted that when she first urged action to end the Syrian crisis two years ago, some 2,600 Syrians had died in the conflict.
    09/10/2013 - 3:09 am | View Link
  • The Consequences of Intervening in Syria
    Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb and other jihadists were able ... That is, these powers are providing logistical aid to the various Syrian rebel factions but are not intervening directly. Just as there were repercussions for the decisions to conduct ...
    01/31/2013 - 12:34 am | View Link
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  • Al Qaeda Backed Syrian Rebels Decapitate Young Boy ...
    Al Qaeda Backed Syrian Rebels Decapitate Young Boy-- Photo Credit: TIME Magazine We have been providing you all coverage on the Syrian civil war for quite
    04/18/2014 - 6:39 pm | View Website
  • The Consequences of Intervening in Syria | Stratfor
    Foreign powers' actions in the Syrian conflict will have long-term consequences, particularly for Saudi Arabia.
    04/18/2014 - 5:27 pm | View Website
  • Syrian Civil War
    The Syrian Civil War, also known as the Syrian Uprising is an armed conflict in Syria between forces loyal to the Ba'ath government and those seeking to oust it.
    04/18/2014 - 2:14 pm | View Website
  • Crisis in Syria
    The Crisis in Syria Updated: The Responsibility to Protect norm, as agreed to in the 2005 World Summit Outcome Document, does not sanction a unilateral military ...
    04/18/2014 - 12:59 am | View Website
  • Dexter Filkins: What Should Obama Do About Syria? : The ...
    President Obama has been reluctant to use military force to contain the Syrian crisis, but the pressure is mounting for him to intervene. “All the options are ...
    04/17/2014 - 6:54 pm | View Website
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