History of FSA Cooperation with Extremists 2014-2016 | Syrian War Blog

This article will show some of the many instances of the Free Syrian Army and other “moderate opposition” working alongside extremist groups. It will also make clear that cooperation between these groups is not a recent development. Extremist groups presented in this article include Jabhat al-Nusra, Ahrar al-Sham, Jund al-Aqsa and even ISIS.

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Inside the Shadowy PR Firm That’s Lobbying for Regime Change in Syria | Max Blumethal

A Westerner who operates a politically neutral humanitarian NGO in Damascus offered me a withering assessment of The Syria Campaign’s attacks on the UN. Speaking on condition of anonymity because NGO workers like them are generally forbidden from speaking to the media, and often face repercussions if they do, the source accused The Syria Campaign of “dividing and polarizing the humanitarian community” along political lines while forcing humanitarian entities to “make decisions based on potential media repercussions instead of focusing on actual needs on the ground.”

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Turkey-backed rebel group in Syria joins Jihadist alliance | ARA

The Turkey-backed Syrian rebel group Nour al-Din al-Zenki Movement joined the Jihadist Army of Conquest (JaF).

Spokesman of the Jabhat Fateh al-Sham (JFS), Mustafa Muhammed, confirmed that the al-Zanki Movement is now a part of the jihadist alliance.

The al-Qaeda-affliaied Nusra Front has recently changed its name into Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, claiming to have broken ties with al-Qaeda. The JFS is now fighting alongside other Islamist groups in Syria under the umbrella of the Army of Conquest.

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