by Stephen Lendman, SJLendman.Blogspot.com:
Radicalized elements dominate anti-Assad aggression. Salafist extremists are heavily involved. They comprise Washington’s main fighting force. They get active US support.
Al Qaeda, Al Nusra, and other groups hold territory in northern Syria. In November, the Islamic Front was created. Zahran Alloush heads it. His father, Mohammed, is a Salafist cleric.
Zahran controls about 50 brigades. He commands tens of thousands of fighters. Saudi Arabia funds them. They’re waging US proxy war on Syria.
Saudi analyst Jamal Khashoggi said: “For us in Saudi Arabia, the worst scenario is to let (Assad) survive. He has to go.”
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