Ahrar, run by Shiite cleric Jamal Ayad Aldin, is secular, pro-western and anti-Iranian.
Eli Lake talks with a commander of the pro-western opposition about a new front in the civil war.
He was implying that supporting reform and democracy would label the Iranian opposition as pro-western, and thus, treason!
: Link can't take a welsh, so he looks around for a way to get his dough
To default on or evade an obligation, esp paying a gambling debt: Say, are you going to welsh on me?/ Some American officials feel that the Syrians welshed on their promise (1857+)
[apparently fr the same bigoted stereotype of the Welsh reflected in the English nursery rhyme ''Taffy was a Welshman, Taffy was a thief,'' although perhaps a borrowing of German Welsch, ''foreigner'']