Gulf states turn their back on Assad regime as Syria passes the point of no return

Issue 908 - 17 Sep 2011 | 11 minute read

Despite international condemnation, continued street protests and sanctions, combined with escalating economic problems, Bashar Al-Assad’s government has dug in as the Syrian uprising pushes on into its sixth month. But the signs are that Assad’s hold on power is tenuous and Gulf states have revised their policies as a consequence

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