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An Interactive Chart That Breaks Down Defections In Syria


This interactive chart from Al Jazeera shows which top-ranking government and military officials have defected from the Assad regime. The results are telling: on one hand, only four members of Syria's 250-person parliament have defected. The military, on the other hand, has turned against Assad in much larger numbers, with 82 defections by generals and colonels logged since the start of the uprising.

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