December 23, 2013

Don't Get in Bed with Assad

Emile Hokayem, New York Times

The Associated Press

One might think that America’s policy toward Syria couldn’t get any worse, but the rise of extremists there is generating dangerous thinking in Western capitals. High-level advisers and former officials have recently started to talk about Bashar al-Assad as a lesser evil than whatever comes next; some even see him as a potential partner in fighting jihadi terrorists.

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TAGGED: Syria, Jihadists, Bashar Al-Assad

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