SYRIA/REGIONAL

 

Al-Qa’ida And The Syrian War: More Than Just The Overthrow Of Asad

 

Seven anti-regime Islamic military forces in Syria have now established an “Islamic Coalition” grouping together the al-Qa’ida affiliate Jabhat al-Nusra and other militant Salafi groups. They have issued a charter - “Mashru’ Umma,” or an [Islamic] Nation’s Agenda - proposing a unified “military, political, social and Islamic” agenda...