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Syria’s forgotten siege: The noose tightens around Deir Ezzor

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How Islamic State advances will test Trump, Putin, and al-Assad

The recent advance of the so-called Islamic State (IS) through Syrian army lines in besieged Deir Ezzor has deepened a humanitarian crisis and created a complex problem for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, the Russians, and the new US president, Donald Trump.

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