Free Syrian Army steals flour from Aleppos main warehouse

- 21 January 2013

Al Qaeda seizes monopoly control of bread distribution. The BBC is reporting that flour heists by the FSA has led to long bread lines and volatile crowds at bakeries in Aleppo. Daily life in areas under FSA control is turning out to be a disaster for the locals. One FSA officer tells the reporter, "We are all thieves.”

Western foreign aid to Syria looks increasingly ill-considered. Take a listen to two minutes of the BBC’s report: (continue reading...)