Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Video - 'Rebels' use refugee camps in 'Sometimes NATO Ally' Turkey to attack northern Latakia.
'Rebels' use refugee camps in 'Sometimes NATO Ally' Turkey to attack northern Latakia. (Almasdar).
On Wednesday, footage of Turkmen fighters operating a T-55 Tank inside an unknown refugee camp on the Turkish-Syrian border was posted by opposition activists, revealing the extensive use of humanitarian sites by rebel forces near the Latakia Governorate.
However, the use of refugee camps by the opposition forces is not a new development, according to Aldin Abazovic (Twitter @Ald_Aba).
One of Al-Masdar’s journalists Ian Grant was able to geo-locate a number of IDP refugee camps in northern Latakia:
until it was revealed that Jabhat Al-Nusra (Syrian Al-Qaeda group) was operating inside of it.
What this information illuminates is the reason behind the Turkish regime’s intentions to implement a no-fly-zone inside Syria. As long as the Russian and Syrian air forces bombard these border camps, the greater the rebel dependence on Turkey for protection. Read and see the full story here.