FRONTLINE

The Battle For Syria preview

Preview: Season 2012 Episode 17 | 31s

As fighting rages in the streets of Syria, FRONTLINE journeys to the heart of the insurgency, where rebel groups are waging a full-scale assault on the forces of President Bashar al Assad. Within "liberated zones", the rebels not only fight the Syrian Army, but struggle against each other in a bitter rivalry between secular and Islamist fighters.

Aired: 09/17/12

Rating: NR

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