August 27, 2018
Since the very beginning of the Syrian conflict there have been three stumbling blocks before a political settlement:
- Breaking the deadlock over President Assad’s future;
- Persuading the external/regional backers of Damascus and the opposition to give their support not only in words but also in deeds to a Syrian-owned political transition; and,
- Securing a broad-based agreement on who is a “terrorist” and who is a “moderate”.
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September 7, 2015
The key to resolving Europe’s refugee problem does not lie in Brussels. It lies in ending the Syria conflict. But even then, conditions prevailing in the wider Middle East will continue to compel people to seek a better future on the shores of Europe if they are lucky to get there. The unbearable suffering inflicted by the Syrian conflict has only raised numbers dramatically creating an immediate challenge for Europe. And once again, Chancellor Merkel’s leadership is making a difference. Okumaya devam et