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Backed By Turkey, Syrian Rebels Take Their Fight to IS, Kurds

In its assault against the Islamic State group this week, Turkey empowered an Arab rebel force that originally was formed to fight the Syrian regime, mainly in the city of Aleppo. The offensive against the IS-controlled town of Jarablus included at least 10 rebel factions that have been involved in different battles against President Bashar al-Assad’s forces since the war in Syria broke out in 2012. The factions are loosely known as the Free Syrian Army (FSA), which began as a secular...

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