Free Syrian Army Chief 'Why Is the West Just Looking On?'

Gen. Salim Idriss is head of the Free Syrian Army. In a SPIEGEL interview, he discusses why the chemical weapons deal with Assad is a ruse, why the West worries too much about Islamic extremists and how he coordinates his forces via Skype.
Syrian rebel leader Gen Salim Idris (in black shirt) speaks to rebel fighters on the outskirts of Latakia.

Syrian rebel leader Gen Salim Idris (in black shirt) speaks to rebel fighters on the outskirts of Latakia.

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Interview conducted by Christoph Reuter