AP Analysis: Advantage Assad _ Aleppo capture a key moment

BEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian government's recapture of Aleppo after a prolonged and punishing air assault is a defining moment in the country's devastating civil war: it leaves President Bashar Assad in control of almost all major…

BEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian government's recapture of Aleppo after a prolonged and punishing air assault is a defining moment in the country's devastating civil war: it leaves President Bashar Assad in control of almost all major urban areas – and poised to petition for a role in the world community's broader war against Islamic State militants clinging to parts of Syria's northeast….

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