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The coming three battles of the Syria war

Will Geneva II or three battles determine the course of the Syria war?
Forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad gesture atop a building in Aleppo countryside, November 16, 2013. Syrian forces backed by Lebanese Hezbollah militants recaptured Tel Chgab, Torkan, Tel Aabur, Abu Sfith and the way toTalrn, they said.  REUTERS/George Ourfalian (SYRIA  - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CONFLICT MILITARY)   - RTX15G7I
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For the first time since the outbreak of the Syrian events in mid-March 2011, the military developments on the ground have become the focus of attention and follow-up. Today, the results of those developments on the ground will decide the direction of the Syrian crisis.

After the peaceful protests phase came the phase of the militarized opposition in the form of a series of limited and scattered actions that were more symbolic than having an actual effect on the ground. Because of this, no serious observer considered their repercussions despite the apparent belief that the Syrian crisis would continue in various forms.

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