Thursday, April 15, 2021

#TheGrayzone Former hostage responds to top diplomat calling Al Qaeda a US 'asset' in Syria


Pushback with Aaron Maté Support Pushback at Patreon: Amid a public relations campaign to rehabilitate the Al Qaeda franchise in Syria -- which rules Idlib, Syria's last militant-controlled province – former top US diplomat James Jeffrey has called the group a US "asset." Lindsey Snell, an independent journalist who escaped captivity by Al Qaeda in Syria, responds. Guest: Lindsey Snell, independent journalist covering the Middle East and North Africa. In 2016, she was kidnapped by the Al Qaeda group in Syria, what was then called al-Nusra, and escaped after 10 days. ||| The Grayzone ||| Find more reporting at Support our original journalism at Patreon: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: Minds: Mastodon: #TheGrayzone