“I used to fight for revolution, but now I think we have lost what we were fighting for,” said Mohammed, a moderate Muslim rebel from the northern town of Raqqa who declined to give his last name. “Now extremists control my town. My family has moved back to government side because our town is too unsafe. Assad is terrible, but the alternative is worse.”
Volgens andere opstandelingen zou het slechts om ‘een klein deel’ van de strijders gaan die tegen Assad vechten.