Wednesday, September 30, 2015

International Community's Opinions on Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad

By ISW Research Team 

These charts contrast international leaders’ positions on Assad before and after mainstream media coverage of Russia’s deployment of aircraft to Syria, marked here as September 4, 2015. Several leaders softened their stance on the Syrian leader following Russian intervention, undermining the United States’ stated goal of achieving a negotiated political solution in which Assad is not in power. One example is below.

Read the full report here.