All eyes on Syria's chemical arsenal – for now
It would be nice if the West could worry about Syria's political future. But for the time being the fate of Assad's chemical weapons is what everyone is focused on.
The Free Syrian Army holds sway 35 kilometers northeast of Aleppo in Al-Bab, and this apparently isn't good news for the city's residents. At the end of November, 80 volunteers from town set up a "morality police" to address acts of robbery, looting and rape by rebel forces. Sponsors of the new force had to negotiate with each battalion commander in town, because each commander belongs to a different...
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