i say he won, and picked the best possible choice. he took away the ONLY leverage the west had on him, after his weapons are under UN control, he cant be framed for any chemical weapon attack. instead the actual perps of the previous attack will be blamed, the rebels.
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from the article: UN: Chemical inspectors begin destroying Syrian stockpile, machinery