On-the-ground footage, with English subtitles, of fighting in the Damascus suburb of Darayya — regime forces and insurgents have been in fierce clashes this month for control of the area:
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Scott Lucas is Professor of International Politics at the University of Birmingham and editor-in-chief of EA WorldView. He is a specialist in US and British foreign policy and international relations, especially the Middle East and Iran. Formerly he worked as a journalist in the US, writing for newspapers including the Guardian and The Independent and was an essayist for The New Statesman before he founded EA WorldView in November 2008.