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The video link above and article below I found here at Democracy Now Prince Bandar is the guy in charge so to speak for the FSA ISIS and Nusra Front. Turkey is perhaps the second most involved even allowing ISIS to use their hospitals in Turkey free of charge.
Prince Bandar bin Sultan al-Saud — Saudi’s former ambassador to the United States — is leading the effort to prop up the Syrian rebels. Intelligence agents from Saudi Arabia, the United States, Jordan and other allied states are working at a secret joint operations center in Jordan to train and arm hand-picked Syrian rebels. The Journal also reports Prince Bandar has been jetting from covert command centers near the Syrian front lines to the Élysée Palace in Paris and the Kremlin in Moscow, seeking to undermine the Assad regime. “Really what he’s doing is he’s reprising a role that he…
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