Los rebeldes sirios, desgarrados entre renunciar a derrocar a Assad o unirse a los extremistas islámicos
WSJ.- The fate of Syria’s moderate rebels is critical to American efforts in the region. If rebels quit the fight or join forces with Islamist extremist groups fighting the regime, the U.S. will lose leverage to shape the war’s outcome—and potential allies against Islamic State.Seguir leyendo...
Some rebel commanders close to the U.S. warn that the diplomatic deadlock and renewed airstrikes against rebel-held areas would push people into the arms of the extremists, including Nusra Front, an al Qaeda affiliate that, like Islamic State, is designated a terrorist organization by the United Nations Security Council and excluded from any potential settlement with the regime.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday the cease-fire would only succeed if moderate rebels separated themselves from Nusra and other groups opposed to a settlement.