U.N. envoy fears ‘Somalization’ of Syria

Posted: November 7, 2012 at 5:10 a.m.

The U.N.-Arab League envoy for Syria warned Tuesday that the country could become another Somalia — where al-Qaida-linked militants and warlords battled for decades after the ouster of a dictator — if the civil war is not ended soon.

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