""Not only does the group still conduct suicide bombings that have killed hundreds, but they've proved to be critical to the rebels' military advance. In battle after battle across the country, Nusra and similar groups do the heaviest frontline fighting. Groups who call themselves the Free Syrian Army and report to military councils led by defected Syrian army officers move into the captured territory afterward."" Wait. Does that mean that when Western media claimed that Suhayr Al-Atasi was commanding the armed groups in Syria they were not telling the truth? And where are the Sufis and the whiskey drinking rebels?