Exile of Assad Family A Key First Step in Political Transition

Apr 04, 2012

With a Tuesday ceasefire date in doubt and allegations continuing to swirl of military atrocities, it is becoming clearer that the first step of Syria’s political transition should be the removal of President Bashar al-Assad and his family, Wilson Center Director Jane Harman told MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell. Longtime Syria ally, Russia could play a constructive diplomatic role by granting Assad amnesty, she said.

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