Malcolm Nance en Counterterror Expert Discusses Syrian Rebels <p>We have heard a lot about the rebels fighting in the Syrian civil war against the forces of Bashar Al-Assad, but who are these fighters? Malcolm Nance spent 20 years as a counter-intelligence officer in the U.S. military and taught terrorism survival. He also lived in Syria and Lebanon and can speak&nbsp; Syrian-dialect Arabic.</p><p>Nance will speak tonight at 7 p.m. at the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce at 1 North St. in Hudson, in a speech sponsored by the Columbia County Democratic Committee.</p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 16:18:00 +0000 Brian Shields 73562 at Counterterror Expert Discusses Syrian Rebels