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Syria’s Mercenaries: The Afghans Fighting Assad’s War By Christoph Reuter

Syrian dictator Bashar Assad is running out of soldiers and is forced to rely on mercenaries in his ongoing battle against rebels. Many of his foreign fighters come from Afghanistan — men like Murad, who is now being held in Aleppo as a prisoner-of-war.

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