Assad's fall: how likely, how desirable?

By Barah Mikaïl (26/04/2012) Policy Brief
Freedom House

A fall of Assad’s regime would supposedly entail great risks for regional security. Assad, it seems, has succeeded in presenting himself to the international community as the only alternative to such risk. As for the Syrian population, it is strongly divided between supporters of the regime and a myriad of opponents that stick to individual and contradictory agendas. Therefore, what is the real risk of a fall of Assad’s regime, and what solutions do we have for the ongoing crisis?

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