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Something went unmentioned regarding the downfall of Assad

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Submitted by There is NO Santa Claus (United States), Feb 15, 2012 at 18:14

If/when Assad falls and the Syria-Iran alliance falls apart, the status quo ante is alliance with Egypt. The long term problem associated with this seems quite serious in light of current events in Egypt.

There may be some sense of respite when the Assad regime falls, but I believe this will be brief.

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