Syrian Conflict Has Devolved Into A Sunni-alawite Sectarian War

The Alawites are a small offshoot sect of Shiites who live mostly within Syria.

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As Syria war escalates, Americans cool to U.S. intervention: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Credit: Reuters/Molhem Barakat By Lesley Wroughton WASHINGTON | Sat Aug 24, 2013 8:32pm EDT WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Americans strongly oppose U.S.

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