REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki - Forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad carry their weapons as they walk along a street in Mleiha, which lies on the edge of the eastern Ghouta region near Damascus airport, after taking control of the area from rebel fighters August 15, 2014.

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Pollack Proposes US Strategy for Building an Syrian Opposition Army

September 2, 2014, Jennifer R. Williams

In a provocative new piece in Foreign Affairs, Kenneth M. Pollack, senior fellow at the Center for Middle East Policy, presents his strategy for U.S. intervention in the Syrian civil war: build a new Syrian opposition army capable of defeating both Assad’s forces and the Islamist extremists and bringing stability to Syria.

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