The Syrian Opposition: Salafi and Nationalist Jihadism and Populist Idealism

@article{Zuhur2015TheSO,
  title={The Syrian Opposition: Salafi and Nationalist Jihadism and Populist Idealism},
  author={Sherifa D. Zuhur},
  journal={Contemporary Review of the Middle East},
  year={2015},
  volume={2},
  pages={143 - 163}
}
The debate over international responses to the Assad governments continued barrel-bombing and lethal use of chemical weapons centered on the dominance and agenda of ‘extremists’ in the Syrian opposition and their role in a post-Assad Syria. With 1,500 groups and significant inter-conflict, the future of the popular revolution that originated with non-violent, idealistic civilian demonstrators cannot be foreseen with any certainty. The Supreme Military Command of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) was… Expand
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