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Who Are Syria’s Future Leaders?

A dual international strategy for Syria is materializing: military operations against ISIL and diplomatic efforts for a transition in Damascus. However, the general public knows a lot more about the former than the latter. The media focus much more attention … Continue reading

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Stop Hand-Wringing Over the Syrian “Dilemma”

I read much hand-wringing over the supposed dilemma in our Syria policy: we want to remove the Asad government, yet necessary attacks on the Islamic State group tend to keep Asad in power. Which do we want more? This conundrum … Continue reading

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OBAMA’S SYRIA POLICY: STEADY AS SHE GOES

The Administration’s policies toward the Arab Awakening have been correct: deliberate, outspoken, active, and pragmatic. This applies to Syria as well. We have kept an eye on both the immediate tragedy as well as the desirable outcomes in the months … Continue reading

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