Syria becoming warlord-run failed state - former peace envoy Brahimi

By Reuters | Sun, 8 Jun 2014 15:41 PM

BERLIN, June 8 (Reuters) - Syria is descending into a Somalia-style failed state run by warlords, which poses a grave threat to the future of the Middle East, former peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi has said.

Brahimi, who stepped down a week ago after the failure of peace talks he mediated in Geneva, said that without concerted efforts for a political solution to Syria's brutal civil war "there is a serious risk...

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