first published on September 29, 2015 by Funker
After being cornered by fighters of the Sham Legion, an ISIS fighter makes one last ditch effort to take his attackers with him by detonating a grenade. He fails.
The Sham Legion, or Faylaq Al-Sham in Arabic, is an alliance of the “moderate” Islamist rebel groups which formed in during the Syrian civil war. While many of it’s fighters have carried out heinous actions on par with ISIS, in an interview with Carnegie it’s leaders claim that they their goals are “ending injustices by extremist groups,” “promoting democracy,” and “defending religion.”