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Al Nusra and ISIS Join Forces in Syria

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Saturday, June 28, 2014 (12:10 pm) | Worthy News / World News

BAGHDAD, IRAQ (Worthy News)– On Wednesday, a local unit of the Al Nusra Front – the official rebel group of al Qaeda in Syria – agreed to join forces with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), U.S. Officials told the Washington Free Beacon.

"ISIS and al Nusra have fought each other in the past," said Sebastian Gorka, a counter-terrorism specialist at the Marine Corps University told the Washington Free Beacon. Nusra's swearing loyalty to the terrorist organization "is a clear sign that ISIS is now more important than the original al Qaeda."

"With this act, in theory all al Nusra territory is now under ISIS control," Gorka said. "This makes the de facto establishment of a proto-caliphate territory straddling Iraq and Syria a real possibility and underlines the absurdity of the Obama administration’s push to fund and train the rebels in Syria."

President Barack Obama is seeking $500 million from Congress to train and equip "vetted" Syrian rebels as the White House seeks ways to counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) in the region.

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