The following video gives a close-up account of some of the doings of Al Qaeda in Syria. These mujahideen are affiliated with the Syrian “rebels”, which means they enjoy the full financial and logistical support of the United States, Britain, and France. Or did until recently — the Obama administration has angered its erstwhile Sunni allies in recent weeks by tilting towards Iran.
The foreign fighters featured in this report are “British”, “French”, and “Russian” in the same way that Major Nidal Hasan is “American”. However, their lack of fluency in Arabic presents some interesting tactical problems for the rebel forces in Syria:
Hat tip: Vlad Tepes.