Tuesday April 17, 2012 – Professor Asli Ü. Bâli commented on the Syrian ceasefire in a Middle East Research and Information Project (MERIP) article. Professor Bâli and co-author, Aziz Rana, answered questions about their argument for taking advantage of the current ceasefire by pursuing a political solution to the Syrian conflict. MERIP is an independent magazine run by American scholars which is considered to be the best source of news in English for the region.
“The purpose of the cessation of violence – however long the window remains open – is to enable meaningful negotiations for transition,” said Professor Bâli.
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