Incoherent strategy

one dated July 30, 2013 of Maher Abdel Hafiz Hajjar (L), a second one dated January 20, 2014 of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad (C) during an interview at the presidential palace and a handout photo (SANA) dated April 3, 2012, of ex-MP and former secretary of state for administrative development, Hassan Abdallah al-Nuri (R) during a press conference. (AFP PHOTO / STR / JOSEPH EID / SANA)

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on May 05, 2014, on page 7.




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