A Syrian boy walking amid the rubble of destroyed buildings in the northern city of Aleppo. Photo: AFP

Reality dawns in Syria: Bashar al-Assad has won the country’s brutal civil war and his foes have few options left

The key to the Syrian leader’s survival has been his battlefield allies Moscow and Tehran; both have been laser-focused on keeping him in power

Topic |   Syrian conflict

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A Syrian boy walking amid the rubble of destroyed buildings in the northern city of Aleppo. Photo: AFP
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