Photo Gallery: The True Power-Holders in Syria
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Photo Gallery: The True Power-Holders in Syria

Gangster's Paradise Assad's Control Erodes as Warlords Gain Upper Hand

Bashar Assad's power over the areas of Syria under government control is slipping. Armed militias are growing stronger and the country's president can do nothing to stop them.
Foto: DER SPIEGEL
Foto: DER SPIEGEL
With reporting by Tobias Schneider