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In Syria, a sagging opposition

Dissidents see no gain in a fallen regime

By Thanassis Cambanis
Globe Staff / November 6, 2005

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DAMASCUS -- Authoritarian Syria has so thoroughly quashed organized opposition that even the most committed dissidents find themselves in a depressing bind: They're willing to risk prison by speaking out against the regime but are so convinced of their own weakness that they don't want the regime to fall, fearing that only chaos would follow. (Full article: 1269 words)

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