Developments in the Syrian Crisis: The Rise of al-Qaeda and Retreat of the Regime

On December 15, 2012, Posted by , In Middle East, By ,,,,,,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Developments in the Syrian Crisis: The Rise of al-Qaeda and Retreat of the Regime

The situation in Syria has been deteriorating rapidly in the past few weeks. New developments are of special concern for U.S. national security as we are getting a new view of Syria‚Äôs geopolitical reality. These developments include the rise in preeminence of al-Qaeda and its affiliates among the rebellion, concerns…