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After Raqqa: what will it take to get to peace in Syria?

While the ruins of Raqqa have changed hands, the drivers and impacts of the war remain open wounds.

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Destroyed houses in the Al Dariya neighborhood in western Raqqa. Picture by Morukc Umnaber/DPA/PA Images. All rights reserved.

After Raqqa: what will it take to get to peace in Syria?

While the ruins of Raqqa have changed hands, the drivers and impacts of the war remain open wounds.

openDemocracy.net - free thinking for the world
Destroyed houses in the Al Dariya neighborhood in western Raqqa. Picture by Morukc Umnaber/DPA/PA Images. All rights reserved.

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