"... The West clearly sees the ISIS threat similarly and must therefore move beyond its failed policy and seize on this regional convergence to promote a new approach in Syria. ...
ISIS’ advances in Syria can’t be contained without the force that is most able to challenge it: Mr. Assad’s military. Western leaders should stress to the Saudis that the struggle against ISIS must take precedence over regime change in Damascus.In exchange, Iran should push Mr. Assad to accept real power-sharing and to make the defeat of ISIS his overriding military priority..."
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
NYTimes Op-Ed: "The West needs Assad & the Syrian Arab Army!"
Posted by G, M, Z, or B at 6:58 PM