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Tomorrow’s foes? Syrian rebels fear foreign Islamist fighters are ‘too extreme’

The civil conflict in Syria has brought Islamists from all over the world to the Arab country to help their brothers topple the “apostate regime”. But will the foreign allies lay down arms if Assad goes? Syrian rebels are starting to fear they won’t.

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Saudi Arabia plays key role in US anti-Iranian alliance

Jean Shaoul, WSWS, Nov 14 2011 Saudi Arabia’s key role in seeking to destabilise Assad has become the centrepiece of an attempt by Washington to cobble together an anti-Iranian alliance, aimed more generally at suppressing the Middle Eastern masses. Saudi Arabia, the world’s leading oil producer and exporter, has the largest known oil reserves in […]

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