The US Has Given Up on the Overthrow of Assad

by ROBERT FISK

The grim message from Washington to the anti-Assad fighters of southern Syria – that they could expect no help from the West in their further struggle against Assad’s regime or the Russians – will one day figure in the history books. It’s a turning point in the Syria war, a shameful betrayal if you happen to belong to the wreckage of the “Free Syrian Army” and its acolytes around the city of Deraa, and a further victory for the Assad regime in its ambition to retake all of rebel Syria.

https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/06/29/the-us-has-given-up-on-the-overthrow-of-assad/

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