Katya Adler in studio
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Arab uprisings: Can anyone win Syria's war?

16 December 2013 Last updated at 07:26 GMT

In a series marking three years since the start of the Arab Uprising, BBC News looks at the situation in each of the countries involved across the region.

In the first report of the series, Katya Adler asks whether Syria is heading towards a military stalemate, where neither government forces nor rebels can win.