- Shaun Ley
- Interviewed Guest
- Rime Allaf
Duration: 30 minutes
It must have looked like a position of great influence - presidential adviser to the National Coalition of Syrian Revolution and Opposition Forces - the government in exile planning to drive president Assad from power. HARDtalk speaks to Rime Allaf, who took on that role after a distinguished career in international think tanks. Now though Assad is so confident he's running for re-election, the coalition's forces are enduring defeats on the ground and important Western allies are getting nervous - seemingly more worried about the hard-line Islamists gaining a foothold in Syria than they are about Assad himself. Is time running out, not for the President, but for the opposition?
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