February 26, 2012

Just a Matter of Time Before the Fall of Assad

The National, The National

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To be sure, if the slaughter of civilians continues, pressure to help the opposition fight back will grow irresistible. But the risk of full-scale civil war - which could spill dangerously across Syria's borders - leads many states to think of such intervention as a last resort.

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