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Liz Sly
Washington Post Beirut bureau chief covering Syria, Lebanon, Iraq and beyond. RT=Gosh, hmm or huh. Favorites are my filing cabinet.
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Gareth Bayley FCO 23h
Liz, monitoring, verification, enforcement, political will &, yes, hope might just make plan work.
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Liz Sly Feb 12
There is not much hope this Syria ceasefire plan will work. "Full of holes & ambiguities" says
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Liz Sly Feb 12
I was merely observing a correlation between dictatorship & failed states.
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Liz Sly Feb 12
Just turning the question around, that's all ;)
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Liz Sly Feb 12
Why not have the US go all the way to Bu Kamal?
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Joshua Landis Feb 12
Excellent discussion by on how "Handing Syria to Russia Would Inflame Jihadism Abroad"
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Liz Sly Feb 12
Many iconic news photos you have seen are by the amazing . This short film on his deeds is so worthwhile
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Liz Sly Feb 12
No. Long term, I wonder where that will lead too. Tiananmen was 7 years after Hama...
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Liz Sly Feb 12
And perhaps therefore states won't work either?
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Liz Sly Feb 12
Not all dictatorships are failed states. But all failed states were dictatorships.
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Liz Sly Feb 12
Isn't there a pretty big overlap between dictatorships & failed states?
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Liz Sly Feb 12
Iraqi men who fled ISIS in Ramadi have been detained by the government & disappeared
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Liz Sly Feb 12
4 security cameras & 3 witnesses saw Italian student Giulio Regeni being detained in Egypt. Chilling by
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Afshon Ostovar Feb 12
Others = just about everyone
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Liz Sly Feb 12
Here's why Syria rebels & others are skeptical the Munich truce deal will end the bloodshed in Syria.
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Liz Sly Feb 12
The AFP Assad comments on retaking all of Syria were made BEFORE the Munich deal, not in reaction to it.
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Anne Barnard Feb 12
Would love to hear convo between Russians and Bouthaina Shaaban, who recently said anyone pushing for ceasefire wants to help terrorists.
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Liz Sly Feb 11
Female Kurdish YPG fighters drive a tank round the airbase they captured from Syria rebels today, via
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Liz Sly Feb 11
Iraq's main Shiite militia organization says US aircraft have evacuated ISIS leaders from Fallujah, via
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Liz Sly Feb 11
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