After six years of war, Syria’s moderate rebels are broken and marginalised. And now, as Bashar al-Assad has wished for so long, al-Qaeda extremists are leading the insurgency.
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The referendum debate has been long on polemic and short on facts.
Whatever the UK decided to do if it left the EU, the Channel would remain 350 miles long, and still practically impossible to police.
Unhelpfully, it depends on what you count as “law”.
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