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What a Loss in Syria Would Mean for Putin's Russia - The Atlantic

www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2016/01/putin-russia-syria-war/423309/

Jan 8, 2016 ... The Danger of Putin Losing in Syria. If Russia's military ... But would a loss for Putin really be good news? While it's tempting ... assumptions. If Putin's military adventure unravels, the result may not be peace. ... Losing hurts twice as bad as winning feels good—whether in a tennis match or a war. The id...

Is Assad Losing the War in Syria? - Syria in Crisis - Carnegie ...

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May 13, 2015 ... But there is a more important question not being asked. ... 2013, then he was winning for about a year and a half, and now he is back to losing again. ... However, let us not forget why Assad did not just lose the war in 2011: he has a ... Insurrections devoid of a promise of peace and prosperity for ppl directly ....

Putin's winning in Syriabut making a powerful new enemy » The ...

www.spectator.co.uk/2016/02/putins-winning-in-syria-but-making-a-powerful-new-enemy/

Feb 20, 2016 ... The terrifying result: war between Nato and Russia. ... If Putin's latest gambit does bring peace to Syria, even if it is a peace on Assad's terms, it may .... The real people to blame for this and the loss of lives is the people who ...

Putin withdrawing Russian forces from Syria: why now and why it ...

www.vox.com/2016/3/14/11224544/putin-syria-russia-withdraw

Mar 14, 2016 ... On Monday, the same day Syria peace talks resumed in Geneva, Russian ... But if Putin does withdraw from Syria — which he says will begin on ... in Syria: playing just enough of a role in the war to win Russia a seat at the ... there was strong indication that Russia was losing influence in the Syrian ...

With Assad gaining back territory, is it possible for him to win the war ...

www.quora.com/With-Assad-gaining-back-territory-is-it-possible-for-him-to-win-the-war

Nov 22, 2015 ... But ending the war does not equal winning the war, as Assad will go. .... not going to be the Syria it was once, no matter who is going to win or lose. ... by Assad may help him in peace negotiations, but he can not win the war.

Did Russia Win in Syria? | The National Interest

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Mar 22, 2016 ... In the first eight months of that year, the Assad regime lost 18 ... of the Syrian regime's territorial gains—it has managed to hold on, but little more than that. ... Third, Russian participation in the Syrian civil war defied the ... Thus 5+ years of war and Putin was able to bring all parties together to make pea...

The 3 problems that doomed Syria peace talks - Vox

www.vox.com/2016/2/4/10910360/syria-peace-talks-geneva-doomed

Feb 4, 2016 ... The world's latest attempt to end the Syrian war lasted less than five days. ... They eventually did attend but refused direct talks, and it seems very likely to have ... in sham peace talks, or they risk losing support to groups like al-Nusra. But ... If rebels show up, Assad wins, because this will deepen strains ...

Assad Has It His Way in Syria| Foreign Affairs

www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/syria/2016-01-19/assad-has-it-his-way

Jan 19, 2016 ... President Bashar al-Assad is winning in Syria. ... The Peace Talks and After ... All the same, it is hard to imagine Assad losing or being thrown back to .... States can and will help Syria, but it won't do so by declaring war on the ...

Why Upcoming Syria Peace Talks Will Come to Nothing

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Jan 8, 2016 ... They may not be winning the war but neither are they losing it. Even the more limited aim at Vienna of a ceasefire in parts of Syria will be ...

How Putin is Winning and Losing Syria | Frontpage Mag

www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/260345/how-putin-winning-and-losing-syria-daniel-greenfield

Oct 8, 2015 ... No one is in Syria because of ISIS. ... It's a lot like the Cold War. ... It's a good deal for Iran and less work for Putin, but it does nothing coherent ..... I hate most of 'em and I still want them to settle down in peace and prosperity.

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What if No One Is Winning the War in Syria? - Syria in Crisis ...

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May 28, 2015 ... Regardless of who is or is not losing the war in Syria, it is safe to say that no one ... League peace envoy in 2012, he warned of the “Somalization” of Syria. ... But you cannot win a war like Syria's any more than you can win a ...

Syria Special: 3 Reasons Why Assad Will Lose The War | EA ...

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May 7, 2015 ... Syria Special: 3 Reasons Why Assad Will Lose The War ... months from now that Assad has not only survived but is once more “winning”? ..... had settled down and the next century was one of (mainly) peace and progress.

Russia and the US now have the power to impose peace in Syria ...

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Mar 13, 2016 ... The war in Syria can be seen as an imperial card game that the US can ... if they don't cough up, they will lose in peace what they gained in war. ... the regime may be winning militarily now, but it cannot wage war for ever.