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Syria: Nearly Half Rebel Fighters Are Jihadists Or Hardline Islamists

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Published on Sep 18, 2013

A report shows nearly half of Syria's rebels the U.S. is helping arm are radlicalized. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.

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Waves Of Jihadists Infiltrating Syria (YT, Sept 11)
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FSA Battalions Merge with al-Qaeda in Damascus and Aleppo (YT, Sept 3)
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German Report: How Turkey Arms and Sends Wahhabi Jihadists into Syria (YT, Sept 1)
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EU Lifts Arms Embargo On Syria Rebels (YT, May 27)
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Hezbollah Publicly Admits Involvement In Syria (YT, May 25)
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Syria Crisis: 'Iraqi Shia Fighters' Join Regime In Battle (YT, May 20)
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UN's Carla Del Ponte Stupefied By Syrian Opposition Sarin Use (YT, May 6)
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A Syrian Town Ruled By Jihadi Rebels (YT, Apr 18)
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SYRIA: NEARLY HALF REBEL FIGHTERS ARE JIHADISTS OR HARDLINE ISLAMISTS, SAYS IHS JANE'S REPORT (telegraph, Sept 15, 2013)
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Syrians no longer trust neighbours as 'religious mosaic' breaks up (BBC, Sept 15, 2013)
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Activists: Syrian rebel infighting kills nearly 50 (Y/AP, Sept 12, 2013)
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Syria researcher cited by McCain, Kerry fired for fabricating credentials (RT, Sept 12, 2013)
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Official says CIA-funded weapons have begun to reach Syrian rebels; rebels deny receipt (CNN, Sept 12, 2013)
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German Islamists increasingly going to Syria (DW, Sept 8, 2013)
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Kerry: Saudi Arabia OK with international military strike on Syria (CNN, Sept 8, 2013)
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Kerry portrait of Syria rebels at odds with intelligence reports (Reuters, Sept 5, 2013)
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Al Qaeda urges fighters' widows to show support through 'sexual jiihad' (WT, Aug 26, 2013)
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Outgoing FBI Director Warns of Americans Traveling to Syria and Bringing Terrorist Tactics Home (abc, Aug 22, 2013)
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French brothers seek jihad in Syria (BBC, Aug 20, 2013)
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German musician trades guitar for jihad in Syria (albawaba, Aug 20, 2013)
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Belgium: Joining the Jihad (DW, Aug 13, 2013)
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As Foreign Fighters Flood Syria, Fears of a New Extremist Haven (NYT, Aug 8, 2013)
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Moscow rejects Saudi offer to drop Assad for arms deal (ahram, Aug 8, 2013)
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CIA Official Calls Syria Top Threat to U.S. Security (WJ, Aug 7, 2013)
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European Parliament identifies Wahabi and Salafi roots of global terrorism (dawn, July 23, 2013)
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Pakistan Taliban 'sets up a base in Syria' (BBC, July 12, 2013)
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Key Free Syria Army rebel 'killed by Islamist group' (BBC, July 12, 2013)
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Australian Government lists anti-Assad Syrian group as terrorist organisation (ABCN-au, June 29, 2013)
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Saudi cleric heads to London after call for jihad in Syria (al-arabiya, June 22, 2013)
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'He was a sitting target': Mother of Canadian Muslim convert says son recruited into Syrian conflict from Calgary mosque (nationalpost, June 21, 2013)
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Turkey finds sarin gas in homes of suspected Syrian Islamists -- reports (RT, May 31, 2013)
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Report: Syrian forces kill American, British citizen accused of fighting alongside rebels (CNN, May 31, 2013)
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Controversy over Tunisian jihadists fighting in Syria (BBC, May 15, 2013)
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Hezbollah and Al Qaeda Fighters Edging Closer to Full Scale Confrontation (abcnews, May 10, 2013)
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Free Syrian Army rebels defect to Islamist group Jabhat al-Nusra (guardian, May 8, 2013)
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Britons fighting with extremist groups in Syria, warns Hague (BBC, Apr 24, 2013)
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Syrian opposition to establish moderate form of Islamic law (thenational, Apr 18, 2013)
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Syria crisis: Bashar al-Assad says West will 'pay price' (BBC, Apr 17, 2013)
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Belgian Police Arrest 6 on Charges of Recruiting for Syrian Insurgency (NYT, Apr 16, 2013)
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Syria: Britain funds rebels overseeing aid inside occupied areas (telegraph, Apr 14, 2013)
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