Envisioning Syria's Political Future - Obstacles and Options
Long hailed and admired as a national reformer in certain quarters, Bashar al-Assad is entrenching his control over the Syrian population by force - but for how long? What direction will the protests take in Syria? Is the spectre of sectarian violence genuine in Syria, and can it be avoided? And how can the international community better respond to the ongoing crisis?
A distinguished panel of prominent academics and Syrian opposition activists will present their views.