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Defections reflect doubts among Assad loyalists

Jerusalem Post, 26/06/2012 Analysis: Syrian rebels, having begun as an uprising against recognized authorities, are beginning to look more like a rival center of power in country. The defection this week of a Syrian general, five other officers and 33 … Continue reading

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Syrian Rebels Gaining Ground

As the UN Observer Mission in Syria ceases its activities, there are indications that the Syrian rebels are beginning to gain the upper hand against the Assad regime. The rebels have scored notable achievements against government forces in recent days. … Continue reading

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The West should help Syrian rebels

The Australian, 1/3/12 In recent days the world has witnessed the Assad regime in Syria pretending to inquire as to its citizens’ opinion in a referendum on constitutional reform, while enthusiastically slaughtering the opposition with advanced artillery. About 100 civilians … Continue reading

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