(DAMASCUS) -- Diplomatic pressure is heaping on Damascus, but it's Syria's economy that could break Bashar al Assad.
U.S. sanctions and an E.U. oil embargo is straining the regime's cash flow. A rupture with Turkey and the Arab League has cut billions in regional trade.
Analysts say the regime will run out of cash by the end of next year, while the opposition says even sooner.
Western diplomats say Syria is headed toward civil war if the current climate continues on its course.
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