Aron Lund examines the opposition’s bleak situation in East Ghouta, an enclave that the Assad regime desperately wants seize in order to shore up soldiers for fighting in other areas of Syria. With opposition infighting and increased pressure by Assad, East Ghouta’s three main opposition groups, Jaysh al-Islam, Faylaq al-Rahman, and Jaysh al-Fustat, face a daunting task in staving off regime onslaught.

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