Anti-government forces in Syria are dependent upon the West to survive in the war-ravaged country, an analyst says.
Chris Bambery, a London-based political commentator, told Press TV on Tuesday that the presence of the American and British forces alongside the so-called army was crucial to their survival.
His comment was in regard to a report on the presence of UK special forces along with CIA-traeined New Syrian Army (NSA), which is part of the FSA.
“They helped us with logistics, like building defenses to make the bunkers safe,” First Lieutenant Mahmoud al-Saleh said of the British forces.
West’s intervention tragedy
According to Bambery, the United States and Britain have been “desperate to build up” the militant group, which is vulnerable without support and cannot “essentially survive.”
“The number of people from the Free Syrian Army going over to Daesh and other Takfiri organizations has been a constant feature of this,” he said….