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Rebels from al-Qaida affiliated Jabhat al-Nusra waving their brigade flag as they step on the top of a Syrian air force helicopter, at Taftanaz air base. (AP Photo)


Al-Qaeda’s Syrian Revival, a Lesson for Egypt

Al-Qaeda’s Syrian Revival, a Lesson for Egypt

One of the worst consequences of the Western and Arab worlds’ reluctance to topple Bashar Al-Assad has been Syria’s transformation into fertile ground for extremism and parasitic terrorist groups. By this I certainly do not mean the many honorable, moderate fighters...