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Weekend Reading: Russia’s Withdrawal, Escaping Fallujah, and Syrian Art

Men carry a Free Syrian Army flag while attending an anti-government protest in Maarat al-Numan, south of Idlib, Syria (Khalil Ashawi/Reuters).

Reading selections for the weekend of March 18, 2016.

March 18, 2016

Men carry a Free Syrian Army flag while attending an anti-government protest in Maarat al-Numan, south of Idlib, Syria (Khalil Ashawi/Reuters).
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Dmitry Gorenburg and Michael Kofman argue that Russia intends to remain entrenched in the Syrian conflict, even after withdrawing troops from the region.

Kamal al-Ayash explores the dangerous route families use to escape from Fallujah to Baghdad, Turkey, and Europe.

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Refugees and Displaced Persons

Zuhour Mahmood takes a look at the artwork generated by the Syrian conflict over the last five years.

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Syrian Civil War

Refugees and Displaced Persons

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