August 23, 2011 | Quote

What’s Next for Syria?

So Obama, argues Tony Badran, a veteran Middle East watcher at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, decided he had to call openly for regime change, while Turkey has continued “to hold out hope for a reform program led by Assad, precisely… to preserve its own influence as an intermediary between Iran, Syria, and Washington.” Washington must now put extra pressure on Ankara to hold Assad accountable for his regime’s crimes.


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