Syrian Rebels Set Up Ruling Councils

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Damaged buildings and cars are seen at al-Midan neighbourhood after clashes between Free Syrian Army fighters and forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo city September 20, 2012. REUTERS/George Ourfalian (SYRIA - Tags: CONFLICT)


Fierce fighting continues between the regime of President Bashar al Assad and rebel fighters in the country. But in the midst of the conflict, there is an experiment at self-governance happening in some rebel-held areas. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Borzou Daragahi, Middle East correspondent for the Financial Times, about rebel efforts to establish self-rule.
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