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Sun Feb 17, 2013, 03:53 PM

Syria: The Growing Power Of Jihadist Groups

The number of Jihadist groups flooding into Syria two years after the start of the uprising is threatening to eclipse the power of mainstream opposition groups as well as the authority of the Free Syrian Army.

One of the increasingly influential groups, Jabah al Haq (The Front for Justice), told Sky News that Jihad is spreading across North Africa and the Middle East and will not stop at Syria but will include Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq and even Israel.

The frontline in the Battle for Aleppo is constantly changing. You know when you are there; the people disappear.

In these parts of the city only fighters are on the streets, in battered buildings and destroyed alleyways.

There is nothing left anymore. It is a frightening kill-zone. The sounds of rockets crunching into buildings, the whistle of high velocity rounds passing a few feet above your head, the scream of men shot by snipers never stops, or if it does, it is not for long.

http://news.sky.com/story/1053151/syria-the-growing-power-of-jihadist-groups

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TwilightGardener Feb 2013 #1

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Sun Feb 17, 2013, 03:54 PM

1. Good call on not arming them, Prez O.

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