Published: Tuesday, 13 December 2016 15:41
Fight for Aleppo is almost over – but a new chapter of misery begins
Assad and his allies show no sign that they will be merciful towards the vanquished, as the Damascus regime enters a tricky phase
The fight for Aleppo is almost at an end. The clusters of desperate Syrians who remain huddled in the last rebel redoubt face an imminent reckoning, to yield to loyalist forces across the nearby dividing line or to stay and, almost certainly, die. Martin chulov, who covers the Middle East for the Guardian wrote in an article on Tuesday December13, the article continues as follows:
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