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Foreign Fighters in Syria a Potential Security Problem in Other Countriesi
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July 30, 2013 10:26 PM
The Assad government in Syria is facing tough opposition from rebels who have been joined by militants from other countries. These foreign fighters provide firepower to the rebels but experts say they may fight in other countries after the civil war in Syria is over. VOA’s Kokab Farshori reports on what this means for international efforts to control terrorist groups.

Foreign Fighters in Syria a Potential Security Problem in Other Countries

Published July 30, 2013

The Assad government in Syria is facing tough opposition from rebels who have been joined by militants from other countries. These foreign fighters provide firepower to the rebels but experts say they may fight in other countries after the civil war in Syria is over. VOA’s Kokab Farshori reports on what this means for international efforts to control terrorist groups.


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