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Prof Jason Ralph discusses war against Isis and Assad in The Independent

07 December 2015 |

Writing for The Independent Professor Jason Ralph discusses whether a vote for airstrikes in Syria is also a vote to remove the President of Syria, Bashar al-Assad.

In the article Professor Ralph discusses multiple questions about how the military strategy and diplomatic strategy will coincide, considering how peace will be negotiated with President Bashar al-Assad. To find out more read the article on The Independent Online:

‘Cameron has now committed us to a war on two fronts – against Isis and Assad. So who will we decide is the bigger enemy?’

As well as writing for the independent he also recently provided insight into the House of Commons vote on Syria for the German news website Deutsche Welle.

Professor Jason Ralph is Professor in International Relations in the School of Politics and International Studies (POLIS) at the University of Leeds.

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