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Syria: Why Khaddam?

AfterKhaddam shacked the earth under Syrians, Aleppous wonders, why would a man who for the past 40 years served his country loyally, occupying two of the most important jobs – foreign affairs and the vice-presidency — suddenly turn on his country?
Ammar says, despite its sensationalist nature, we really should not read too much into Khaddam’s recent “act of apostasy.” His was a strong jab for his age, but it will not be a knockout blow by a long shot.

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