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  • Opinion: The Trouble With Syria

    Opinion: The Trouble With Syria

    The Syrian Conflict raises some important issues, some would say contradictions, in how the West conceptualises democratic transition. The Assad regime has committed to holding a referendum on Article 8 of the Syrian Constitution in two weeks. The article has heretofore prevented any genuine democratic dialogue, with Assad’s secular socialist Ba’ath party, representing an Alawate…