Who Makes Policy Campaign 2016 Edition

Aleppo has fallen

The battle for Aleppo, once Syria’s second largest city, has ended. The fighting will stop today¬†after four years of a brutal military campaign that was marked by indiscriminate bombings and horrific human rights violations. In the end, Assad, who received enormous help from Russia, and his government forces have won. It is a sad day and a huge turning point in Syria’s 5 1/2 year civil war.

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