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Is Assad About to Fall?

While the world wasn’t watching, Syria has edged toward collapse, and the dictator is in his weakest position ever.

The U.S. now has a narrow chance to prevent a catastrophe.

  • Charles Lister Politico

”We promised to keep things peaceful … but if you want bullets, you shall have them.”

That was the wording of a message issued to Bashar Assad by the Druze community in Syria’s southern Suwayda province on Tuesday after three days of intensifying protests.

Since then, its opposition to the Assad regime has only heated up, despite a pro-regime counterprotest on Wednesday, in…

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