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Syrian defector: 'We try to slow them down'

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Omar is a Syrian Army officer who defected to the opposition and is now working with the Free Syria Army.

The BBC's Richard Colebourn went to meet him at a safe house in Lebanon, where he is in hiding just across from the Syrian border.

And Rime Allaf, associate fellow at Chatham House, gives her analysis of the conflict in Syria.


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