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Crafting the fundamentals of warfare in Syria

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 - 00:50

Dec. 26 - Syrian rebels use homemade rockets to target Assad base in Idlib province. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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Rebels target a school occupied by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Idlib province. In a conflict that has already cost the lives of some 44,000 people they are learning how to fend for themselves one weapon at a time. (SOUNDBITE) (Arabic) UNNAMED SYRIAN REBEL, SAYING: "There is a school that has been taken over by the Assad thugs. We are now targeting the school with handmade missiles." Rebels have scored advances across the country closing in on the Capitol Damascus. Syria's military police chief has now defected. As rebels gain ground Western powers fear the response from a weakened government could become even more dangerous.

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Crafting the fundamentals of warfare in Syria

Wednesday, December 26, 2012 - 00:50

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