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Posts Tagged: New Syrian Army

June 21, 2016

By Rao Komar

The al-Tanf Bombing: How Russia Assisted ISIS by Attacking an American Backed FSA Group with Cluster Bombs

Russia’s intervention in the Syrian Civil War has been controversial to say the least. For instance, Russia has denied bombing hospitals and clinics in rebel held parts of Syria and then blamed the US for the bombings despite evidence to the contrary. Adding to the list of controversies involving the Russian intervention in Syria, in this article we will be…

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May 31, 2016

By Rao Komar

The New Syrian Army: America’s “Tip of the Spear” Against ISIS in the Syrian Desert

The media has reported extensively on the US support of rebel groups against ISIS in Northern Aleppo; however, the extent of US involvement with FSA groups that operate in the Syrian desert is not as well known to the public. There are two key American/Jordanian backed rebel groups operating in the Syrian Desert: the “Forces of the Martyr…

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