September 24 GPS: Situation in Syria

Although the eyes of the world are on ISIS, and their operations in both Syria and Iraq, the picture in Syria as a whole is more complicated. There are a variety of rebel groups, including Al-Qaeda’s Jabhat al-Nusra that are still forces to be considered in Syria, and the situation faced by civilians is dire.  In Syria’s largest city, Aleppo, there is a civilian firefighting force assembled by volunteers that is saving lives, but they’ve only received the bare amount of training and support.