The battle of Deir al-Zour: who will get there first?
Key words: Syria, US, Russia, ISIS
By Elijah J. Magnier: @ejmalrai
The US and their regional and western allies who were heavily involved in fuelling the war in Syria have lost the battle to change the regime by military means. Nevertheless their attempts are not over: on the contrary, they are preparing for the biggest battle of all- to remove Syrian President Bashar al-Assad through the ballot and more specifically by using the votes of millions of refugees spread outside the country and away from the control of central government in Damascus.
According to the United Nations, there are around 6 million internally displaced refugees and 5.1 millions outside Syria (mainly in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq), plus around 1 million in Europe.
Nations hosting Syrian receive constant recommendations to…
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