12 iulie 2018

As Assad Closes In, a Birthplace of Syria’s Uprising Gains New Importance

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Editor’s Note: A version of this article was originally published by The Interpreter , which is published by the Lowy Institute , an independent, nonpartisan think tank based in Sydney. War on the Rocks is proud to be publishing select articles from The Interpreter. More than seven years after Daraa became the cradle of the Syrian uprising, the city has effectively surrendered to regime forces. Its final days reflected a familiar pattern, where Damascus was able to bring heavier firepower to [...]