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Kidnapped US Journalist Release Reveals Divisions Among Al-Qaida Offshoots

The release of American freelance journalist Peter Theo Curtis reveals growing divisions between the different offshoots of the terrorist al-Qaida group fighting for power in Syria, analysts say. Curtis was released Sunday by Jabhat al-Nusra, one of a number of Islamist groups fighting for control of Syria. Al-Nusra recently broke off relations with the Islamic State fighters, saying their methods were too brutal. His release comes just days after al-Nusra's rivals, the...

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