Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Syria's Future

Inevitable Syrian Collapse amid Russian Exit - Guy Taylor

Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon said that the collapse of Syria as a functioning country is inevitable, as Russian forces begin pulling out of Syria.

He said the U.S. and other powers are engaged in "wishful thinking" by pursuing a strategy in which Syria remains a nation as it was before the outbreak of war in 2011.

He said the only way forward is "to have a kind of federation" that includes an autonomous Kurdish "sector," even if such is opposed by Turkey. Other sectors might include an "Alawistan" led by Assad and a "Druzistan" for the nation's Druze population.
(Washington Times)

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