INSIGHT-Amid carnage of war, Syria readies for Assad re-election

By Reuters | Thu, 6 Mar 2014 11:45 AM
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(The identity of the reporter has been withheld for security reasons)

DAMASCUS, March 6 (Reuters) - After three years of grinding conflict, the destruction of whole city districts and an exodus of refugees all triggered by an uprising against his rule, Bashar al-Assad is quietly preparing to be re-elected.

The Syrian president has not yet announced whether he will stand for a third term, in defiance ...

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