Assad Strikes Hard Against Moderate Rebels, Doesn’t Touch ISIL Staff
Posted: Sep 18, 2014 2:39 PM
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s forces have intensified their attacks on more moderate rebels battling his government while avoiding strikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS), the New York Times reports, suggesting that the Syrian regime has a plan to benefit from anticipated U.S. strikes narrowly targeting ISIL in Syria.