A Free Syrian Army fighter takes position close to a military base, near Azaz, Syria, Monday, Dec. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)

Syrian Opposition Group Says US Blacklisted Al-Nusra For Political Reasons

A member of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights told CNN today the US blacklisted the al-Nusra Front less out of security concerns — the US labeled the group a proxy for Al Qaeda in Iraq — more because they disagreed about Syria’s future. More from GlobalPost: Panetta downplays Syria chemical weapons threat “The United States decided to single […]

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