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A no-smoking poster is displayed in a restaurant in Mumbai. (Arko Datt/courtesy Reuters)
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This publication is now archived.
Syria’s slow declineWhat a difference five years makes. At the beginning of the century, Syria was a proud Arab country, ruled with brutal consistency for thirty yea…