Changing Tactics

Syrian Rebels Move Command to Turkey

The Free Syrian Army, Syria's main rebel group, announced on Saturday that it is moving its command center into Syria itself. The group, whose commander claims it is being pressured by the international community to take the lead in Syria's post-war government, was previously headquartered in Turkish territory just across the border. The transition is in preparation for an offensive against government troops in Damascus. Meanwhile, the Free Syrian Army reportedly shot down an government fighter jet over Aleppo on Saturday, and activists said fighting in and around the border town of Nasib continued Saturday morning.