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The Discussion Mona Yacoubian participated is featured in the Harvard Crimson on Syria crisis

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As war continues to rage in Syria and nearly one-third of the country’s population finds itself displaced, three political strategists speaking at a panel discussion at the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum on Tuesday night all agreed that Syria has become a complete sectarian war zone.

Beyond that, however, the panelists could agree on little more.


“The jury is out that this conflict will only be solved through political negotiations,” said Mona Yacoubian, a senior advisor on the Middle East at the Henry L. Stimson Center in Washington, D.C.

“We are at a point where if we leave Syria to its own devices, we will see civil war for years to come.”

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