The Manbij Experiment Rebels Make a Go of Governing in Liberated City

Rebels have taken responsibility for the administration in the first major city to be liberated in Syria. Bashar Assad's troops have answered the provocation with targeted air strikes on schools and hospitals. The regime is pulverizing large parts of the country's infrastructure, including access to fresh drinking water.  
Von Christoph Reuter und Abd al-Kadher Adhun