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Balanche: Syrian government controls 55-72 percent of population left in Syria

Fabrice Balanche is interviewed by Aron Lund here. He explains in his view that:

“The Syrian government currently controls around 50 percent of the territory, but it rules between 55 and 72 percent of the population left inside Syria. The rebels control 45 percent of the territory and 17–34 percent of the population, while the Kurds control no more than 5 percent of the territory with 5–10 percent of the population…”


Written by nickbiddlenoe

February 3, 2015 at 3:38 pm

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