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Hezbollah, Jabhat al-Nusra Set for Showdown in Syria

Hezbollah, Jabhat al-Nusra Set for Showdown in Syria.

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Hezbollah, Jabhat al-Nusra Set for Showdown in Syria

DAILY BEAST Along Syria’s border, Hezbollah fighters are facing off against Sunni jihadists in the rebel ranks. Jamie Dettmer on why the sectarian standoff could spell regional trouble.The Lebanese have been fearful ever since the civil war erupted next door … Continue reading

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ISRAEL LIKELY TO BE NEXT TARGET OF SYRIAN REBELS, GENERAL SAYS

    MEDIA REPORT   Israel’s military chief of staff warned that some of the rebel forces trying to topple Syrian President Bashar Assad may soon turn their attention southward and attack Israeli settlements in the Golan Heights. “We see … Continue reading

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THE SYRIAN CIVIL WAR: ESCALATION? INTERVENTION ?

  The chances of a negotiated solution for the civil war in Syria are smaller than ever. A
further escalation of violence is to be expected, though not all scenarios suggest an extended war of attrition. For the time being, no … Continue reading

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THE MUTUAL HURT STALEMATE, (MHS) IN THE SYRIAN CRISIS

  Political Intelligence Analysis Report   Over 1.2 million people have been internally displaced with hundreds of thousands taking refuge in neighboring countries such as Turkey, Jordan, Iraq, and Lebanon. The Assad government, while being impinged upon by sanctions and … Continue reading

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Kurdish Rivalries in Syria

  Political Analysis Based On Combined Reports   Amid claims of major advances for anti-regime forces in Aleppo, news emerged that rebels in the city had moved into the Kurdish neighborhood of Ashrafiya, which has been under the control of … Continue reading

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Role of Social Media In Promoting Syrian Rebels

Intelligence Study The Syrian rebels and their support networks use social media for a variety of purposes including self-promotion, fundraising, directing attacks, and exchanging tactics. While the rebels would still be able to operate in the absence of social media, … Continue reading

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Noman Benotman: al-Qaeda presence hurts Syrian revolution

    Intelligence Study A former Libyan jihadist discusses the role of Jabhat al-Nusra, which he says has close ideological ties to al-Qaeda. Former Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG) leader Noman Benotman says al-Qaeda is using the Syrian revolution to … Continue reading

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Syrian Rebels Burn Down a Marijuana Field on Facebook

  Social Media Intelligence Report A video, posted on Monday to Facebook, of one of Syria’s stronger rebel factions setting a marijuana field ablaze. The incineration of the weed underscores a basic problem for the U.S.’s approach to Syria’s bloody … Continue reading

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Syrian Rebels Beef Up -Their Public Relations Skills Report Members of the Free Syrian Army flash victory signs at a border crossing between Syria and Turkey at Jarablus, In a small apartment in Antakya, Turkey, a small group of Syrian … Continue reading

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