More war, diplomacy not seen breaking Syria stalemate




 
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More war, diplomacy not seen breaking Syria stalemate
 
November 26th, 2015  
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More war, diplomacy not seen breaking Syria stalemate
By Tom Perry and Suleiman Al-Khalidi BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syria war is escalating in tandem with intensified diplomacy, but neither growing foreign military intervention nor a revived political track look capable of bringing an end to the 4-1/2-year-old conflict. The risk is a more ferocious proxy war between President Bashar al-Assad's main allies - Russia and Iran - and Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the United States - which back rebels fighting to topple him. The downing of a Russian warplane over Syria by Turkey has raised tensions, complicating the U.N.-backed political process just launched in Vienna that already faced big challenges.




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