Charles Lister provides another detailed analysis on the future of Syria’s armed opposition and the current inter-factional disputes that plague the opposition’s ability to unite. Of particular importance is the Syrian salafi-jihadi group Ahrar al-Sham, which the currently faces a split in its ranks with those who support al-Qaeda-linked Jabhat Fatah al-Sham, and those who desire to ally with Turkey and moderate FSA-affiliated opposition. The 10,000 strong thus has a substantial role in dictating the future success of the moderate Syrian opposition.

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