Syrian Politics Shake-Up
The gun will continue to be the decisive factor in Syria’s civil war as both President Bashar al-Asad’s Ba’th Party and the opposition Syrian National Coalition (SNC) undergo leadership transitions.
Ghassan Hitto, named Prime Minister of the Istanbul and Cairo-based SNC in March, resigned his post on 8 July – citing his inability to form a transitional government. The SNC has yet to replace Mr Hitto. On...