Middle East

Can Daesh be ousted from Syria without Assad’s help?

This frame grab from video released on May 24, 2017 and provided by the government-controlled Syrian Central Military Media, shows a Syrian forces tank fires at Islamic states positions at Palmyra desert, in Homs provence, Syria. Arabic reads, "Central Military Media, Palmyra, Syria." (Syrian Central Military Media, via AP)

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on July 03, 2017, on page 4.




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