Analysis: Transforming Syria's war could take more than arming rebels




 
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Analysis: Transforming Syria's war could take more than arming rebels
 
June 14th, 2013  
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Topic: Analysis: Transforming Syria's war could take more than arming rebels


Analysis: Transforming Syria's war could take more than arming rebels
By Peter Apps and Myra Macdonald WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) - - If the United States and allies genuinely want to change the course of the war in Syria, it may take considerably more than simply supplying the faltering opposition with weaponry. Western officials say they still believe the ultimate endgame - and possibly the exit of Bashar al-Assad - will be through a negotiated settlement. In the meantime, however, they say the war is increasingly tilting in what they see as the wrong direction, with Iranian-backed Hezbollah fighters entering the fray on Assad's side. ...




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