The United States and France threatened air strikes in response but stepped back from military action after Washington and Moscow agreed a framework last month for scrapping Syria’s estimated stockpile of 1,000 metric tons of chemical agents.
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Is Syria in a civil war?
“I think Syria is a civil war or has all of the components to become one in the future.” Michael Weiss, a Syria expert at the Henry Jackson Society, said parts of Syria are in civil war.
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