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Thursday, December 1, 2022

Assad Regime Crumbling to Pieces in Syria

Surrounded, isolated and alone. A long, nearly four-year civil war has ravaged the safety of another brutal dictator named Bashar al Assad. Syria, as we knew it before, is no more.

The effects of the ongoing civil war have left more than 6 million displaced persons in Syria and 3 million refugees living abroad in places like: Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq and so on. There have been more than 200,000 killed.

The Syrian military is over-extended and undermanned. The Institute for the Study of War estimated that the Syrian Arab Military ranks were reduced from 325,000 in 2011 to 150,000 due this year, due to desertions, casualties and defections. More than 50 percent of Syrians are unemployed while power outages and food shortages prevail.

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