|EuroMeSCo Policy Brief 60: Facilitating a Political Transition in Syria. By Omar Sheira|
|Written by Omar Sheira|
Recent Russian-backed Syrian regime military advances have tilted the balance of power on the battlefield against the Syrian opposition. In a diplomatic effort to prevent the exacerbation of the situation and facilitate the resumption of the Geneva Peace Talks, the International Syria Support Group agreed upon a cessation of hostilities in Munich. Acknowledging this narrow window for conflict resolution, the following policy brief succinctly discusses the prospects of a confederal approach to a political transition in Syria, as proposed by international officials, and outlines issues of concern regarding its implementation.
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