Russian President Vladimir Putin is pushing for a new international coalition to fight against IS that would include Syria’s president, Bashir al-Assad.
Embracing Assad as part of the solution rather than seeing him as the problem would be a significant policy shift for the West. However, it may be a necessary step in order to defeat IS and other terrorist groups operating in the region.
Do you agree that the West should change its stance on Bashir al-Assad and bring him in as part of the solution against IS?
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