How could the regime make itself safer from another rebellion? Get rid of as many as possible of the poorer Sunnis, and particularly those who lived in the cities. The present situation presents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to do just that, writes columnist Gwynne Dyer.
Syria’s new Law No. 10 requires property owners in parts of the country devastated by the war to produce their ownership documents within 30 days. File photo courtesy of UN
With the fall of Deraa, which had been underrebel control, last Friday, the end of Syria’s civil war is within sight. What will Bashar al-Assad and his ruling Ba’ath Party do with their victory?
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