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From one of the greatest strategic thinkers in modern times, as well as one of Vladimir Putin’s greatest foes. Here is an analysis of the situation in Syria given by Gary Kasparov:

Cynically referring to the al-Assad regime’s vicious war of oppression against the Syrian people as a civil war is a mendacious trick that invites parallels to the Spanish Civil War. Francisco Franco’s rebellion against the elected government of Spain in 1936 eventually turned the country into the h…

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