Middle East

US Looks for New Civilian Leadership in Syrian Oppositioni
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Scott Stearns
November 01, 2012 5:41 PM
The main opposition Syrian National Council long looked to be the foundation of a transitional authority to replace President Assad. But Washington has watched with frustration at the SNC's personality-driven leadership and its failure to incorporate more minority Alawites and Kurds.

US Looks for New Civilian Leadership in Syrian Opposition

Published November 01, 2012

The main opposition Syrian National Council long looked to be the foundation of a transitional authority to replace President Assad. But Washington has watched with frustration at the SNC's personality-driven leadership and its failure to incorporate more minority Alawites and Kurds.


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