It may be worth listening to these guys. After all, the Afghan rebels we helped defeat Soviet invasion of Afghanistan also made their plans known.
As the West seems to be moving towards directly arming and training Syrian rebels, it would be wise to listen to their future plans.
By Ryan Mauro
Tue, June 4, 2013
>Syrian Islamist rebel fighters. (Photo: © Reuters)
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The West seems to be moving towards directly arming and training Syrian rebels, even though 10 of 12 groups are Islamist. Since the largest single fighting force is Al-Qaeda affiliate Jabhat al-Nusra, it would be wise to listen to its future plans.
In an interview with the Economist, a Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist is asked if the group “plan[s] to carry out operations against the West in the future.” Al-Qaeda-linked terrorists aren’t known for their diplomatic language, but the al-Nusra fighter is careful to avoid an overly incriminating quote. He answers: