Adrian Hamilton

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‘Diplomacy has failed. That is clear. Russia has intervened to save Assad and now holds most of the cards.’ The aftermath of an airstrike in a rebel-held area of Aleppo. Photograph: Abdalrhman Ismail/Reuters

It’s a terrible thing to say, let alone to think, but anyone who cares about the plight of the civilians in Aleppo, and particularly the children, has to wonder now whether the best thing to bring the suffering to an end would be a quick victory for Bashar al-Assad.

The prospect may be indigestible. By any standards of humanity it is. But the fact is, the game is nearly over in Syria’s second city, and the president looks like being the winner. Not since the Nazis retook Warsaw in 1944 has the world seen an assault of such total ferocity as we are witnessing in Syria’s second largest city.…  Seguir leyendo »