Aleppo has been under siege from Assad’s forces and their Russian allies for many, many months now. And while the rebels in the city have on occasion been successful in fighting back, government forces have always managed to return with a vengeance. Aided, in no small part it has to be said, by Russian air power.
Missing the point
The exodus from Aleppo has not yet started. It may not start for a few weeks yet. But chances are that sooner or later, it will happen. And when it does, we in the West must be ready for itAzeem Ibrahim