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Arab Spring Issue 43

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	Posters of President Bashar al-Assad. (Photo: James Gordon/Flickr)</p>
William Shaw
16 Feb 12
Fears that President Assad now believes he has a free hand to crush rebellion by military force.
Libyan embassy London, autumn 2011. (Photo: Gordon2208/Flickr)
William Shaw
3 Feb 12
New diplomatic staff tasked with rebuilding relations and recovering stolen state assets. Deputy mission chief Ahmed Gebreel talks about breaking with the Gaddafi regime.
Protest in the Douma area of Damascus, 2011. (Photo: Syriana2011/Flickr)
Zoe Holman
30 Jan 12
Talk of sectarian and ethnic schisms isn’t just regime propaganda, observers say.
Rebel fighters outside Bin Jawad, March  2011. (Photo: Nasser Nouri)
William Shaw
25 Jan 12
Progress needed on security, economy and governance to dispel unhappiness with transitional authorities.