Syrian opposition fighters are committed to Bashar al-Assad’s ouster, but disagree on just about everything else.
BY AMMAR ABDULHAMID | OCTOBER 1, 2012
As President Bashar al-Assad’s forces disintegrate, the Syrian civil war is devolving into a battle between Sunni rebel groups and Alawite-dominated militias fighting in support of the old regime. This may increase the rebels’ chances of victory, but it also means that the work to rebuild Syria after Assad falls will be even more challenging. Continue reading “Rebels With a Cause, But Not Much Consensus”
The transcript can be found at this link (Google Translations can give a good idea of the gist). The video is below. The interview was conducted during my three-weeks trip to Turkey in August but was aired only on September 18.
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Written on: September 1, 2012
Updated and finalized on: September 11, 2012
The Shredded Tapestry: The State of Syria Today
A Trip Report (Turkey, August 10-30)
The trip was arranged for the purpose of helping an independent American film company do a documentary on the Syrian Revolution. Khawla Yusuf and I were invited as advisers and interview subjects. But while the film crew made their rounds, Khawla and I had ample time and opportunity to meet with important activists and conduct our own interviews. Continue reading “The Shredded Tapestry: The State of Syria Today”