"... “There is a sense of surreality” to United States policy, said Ryan C. Crocker, a former ambassador to Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan and now the dean of the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University. “ ‘Assad must go.’ Well, Assad isn’t going to go.”
Mr. Crocker and others say the current approach fails to capitalize on a growing center of Syrians exhausted by the war who have lost their enthusiasm for either side and fear that Syria is becoming a failed state...."
Friday, November 8, 2013
The 'Syrian center'
Posted by G, M, Z, or B at 7:52 PM