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Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Descent Into Madness


US accuses Assad of backing Islamic State's Aleppo advance

US Embassy in Damascus says Syrian military 'not only avoiding ISIS lines, but actively seeking to bolster their position.

Published: 06.02.15, 17:29 / Israel News

The United States has accused the Syrian military loyal to President Bashar Assad of carrying out air strikes to help Islamic State fighters advance around the northern city of Aleppo, messages posted on the US Embassy in Syria's official Twitter feed said.

Islamic State fighters pushed back rival insurgents north of Aleppo on Sunday near the Turkish border, threatening their supply route to the city, fighters and a group monitoring the war said.

Fighters from Levant Front, a northern alliance which includes Western-backed rebels and Islamist fighters, said they were worried Islamic State was heading for the Bab al-Salam crossing between Aleppo and the Turkish province of Kilis...

The Assad Regime is working with IS?
Has there been an agreement between Assad and IS to partition Syria, leaving Assad with a power base in the western part of Syria and IS ruling in the eastern part and in what portions of Iraq and Turkey it may conquer?

Or is no one on top of the situation still?


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