Interview: Syria expert Patrick Seale

Patrick Seale, author of several books on Syria, calls Assad’s speech tough but not “totally uncompromising”.

Patrick Seale, author

Al Jazeera speaks to Patrick Seale, author of several books on Syria about President Bashar al-Assad’s speech from Damascus University.

Seale said that there was still a slice of the population who seemed to favour Assad. “It is not as if the whole country is against him,” he said.

“The opposition, as brave as it is, hasn’t come up with a clear project or a clear leader.

Source: Al Jazeera


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Published On 17 Apr 2018
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