The “emir” of Jabhat al-Nusra, al-Joulani, in a speech where he blasted all the rebel groups participating in the conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (ie, everyone except Nusra and YPG), as committing “big treason to martyrs’ blood”, also claimed “there is no such thing as the FSA,” echoing Robert Fisk and others like him.
Excellent journalist Rami Jarrah, based in Aleppo, interviewed people about this Nusra/Fisk/imperialist/”left” claim that the FSA doesn’t exist. Here is what they answer.
Rami Jarrah, from Aleppo: no FSA? – رامي جراح، من حلب، مافي جيش الحر؟
Posted on December 13, 2015
Rami Jarrah: There are claims on Syrian soil that there is no such thing as the Free Syrian Army, We took a stroll around Aleppo today asking the locals their opinion on such a statement.
هناك إدعاءات من عدة جهات تقول إن لا وجود لشيئ اسمه الجيش السوري الحرمواطنون سوريون يردون على تلك الجهات
In a televised interview Mohammad al Jolani, Head of Jabhat Al- Nusra, said that there is no such thing as the Free Syrian Army, this was a video survey done randomly the following day on the 13th of December 2015. Citizens were asked their opinion or response to this claim.
This video is hereby translated under full responsibility of ANA PRESS
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can we get more info on this. the fsa surely exists – but how serious a force is it these days? you blog seems dormant – please keep posting.