Behind the Lines: Coastal Retreat

22.12.2012                      09.Tewet. 5773                      Wajigasch

Syrien-Aufstand:

Behind the Lines: Coastal Retreat

Is Syrian President Bashar Assad preparing a last stand in Syria’s Alawi mountains?

The beleaguered regime of Bashar Assad suffered further setbacks this week. The Syrian rebels are slowly clawing their way into Damascus. A fierce fight took place in the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk in the capital.
The battle pitched the rebels of the Free Syrian Army against fighters of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine – General Command. The PFLP-GC is a proxy of the Assad regime, commanded by a superannuated former Syrian army officer of Palestinian origin, Ahmed Jibril….