Russian diplomacy and the need of talking with Assad
Dan Smith (Secretary General of International Alert) reflects on the Russian diplomacy around the Syrian crisis. Mr Smith urges Western leaders to talk with Iran, Russia and Assad.
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.