Free Syrian Army fighters ride on a truck decorated with a Turkish flag in the rebel-held town of al-Rai near Aleppo, Syria, October 5, 2016. Khalil Ashawi, Reuters

The Free Syrian Army Follows Orders From Turkey

The FSA was the Syrian rebels’ great hope to topple Assad, but this faded when the group split among militias, with some focusing more on the Islamic State and the Kurds.

The founder of the Free Syrian Army, Col. Riad al-Assad, lives in Antakya in southern Turkey’s Hatay Province and keeps up with news from the field. He's visited by many friends, he takes part in Ankara’s...

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