A 5-minute analysis setting out one of the key lessons of the insurgency’s recent offensive in Latakia Province, as well as revelations on a leaked audio tape from Ankara — Turkey is fully engaged in the fight against the Assad regime:

For months we have been told that foreign backers of the insurgency are backing away. We have been told that insurgents will be left to wither, and perhaps, in the face of the Assad regime’s attacks.

Quite frankly, the US has been backing away, or at least has been indecisive. But Saudi Arabia is not stepping aside — and neither are the Turks.