‘Things to avoid’ after peace agreement on Syria

Dan Smith (Secretary General of International Alert) reflects on a best-case scenario in Syria. What can the international community do to help build peace in Syria, should a peace agreement eventually be reached?

On September 13th, Dan Smith (Secretary General of International Alert) spoke at the ‘Peace and Power’-conference at the University of Manchester. Bruno Braak interviewed him the next day on the current crisis in Syria, the response to chemical weapons use and his views vis-à-vis intervention.

For more information on Dan Smith please refer to: his blog; the website of International Alert and his blog on striking Syria.