Insight - Aleppo will eventually fall, but Syrian war will go on

Insight - Aleppo will eventually fall, but Syrian war will go on
 

It may take weeks or months, but Aleppo is likely to fall to Syrian government forces backed by Russian air power and the most lethal bombardment in nearly six years of war.
Capturing the strategically important city, an economic and trading centre which is key to controlling Syria's northwest, would be an important military triumph for President Bashar al-Assad and his Russian and Iranian allies.
It would be a crippling setback for the Western-backed Syrian rebels who, without quick reinforcements from their foreign backers, look set to be bombed out of their stronghold.
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5 October 2016 in World News, Views: 30
Source: Reuters
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