Thursday, June 30, 2011

US-backed plan for reform leaves Bashar al-Assad in place

"The US is promoting a "roadmap" for political reforms in Syria which would transform the regime of Bashar al-Assad but leave him in place for now – despite demands for his overthrow during the country's bloody three-month uprising.Syrian opposition sources have revealed that the US state department has been discreetly encouraging discussion of the unpublished draft document which circulated at an unprecedented opposition conference held on Monday in Damascus. The US ambassador is urging dialogue with the regime, the sources say.Assad would oversee what the roadmap calls "a secure and peaceful transition to civil democracy". ... "

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Well, that's the Syrian revolution well and truly f$%^&d!