Al-Nusra Front split from al Qaeda ‘a deft political maneuver’

Al-Nusra Front split from al Qaeda ‘a deft political maneuver’

Al Qaeda’s powerful Syrian branch, the al-Nusra Front, announced this week that it is splitting from its parent organisation, in a move FRANCE 24’s expert on jihadist movements said may be mutually beneficial. The al-Nusra Front announced that it was officially severing ties with al Qaeda and changing its name to Jabhat Fatah al Sham […]