Syria risks drawn-out civil war

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2012 – With the Annan peace plan at stalemate, a badly-fragmented opposition and fierce resistance from the regime, Syria risks descending into a long and bloody civil war.

As international powers grapple for a solution to end the conflict, experts believe a way needs to be found to tip the scales in favor of the 15-month rebellion seeking to topple Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
The regime is doing its absolute best right now to create a climate of civil war.

As the security situation in Syria continues to deteriorate and diplomacy not managed to keep up with the situation on the ground, the fear of increasingly bloody episodes remains.

Syria risks drawn-out civil war.

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