PRI's The World Published by PRI's The World Can the rebellion in Syria survive? Listen Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/687444/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Pro-government forces in Syria have made rapid progress in the past few days, attacking the rebel-held portion of the city of Aleppo. Thousands of civilians are fleeing. The defeats are raising questions about whether the rebel cause is doomed.