Assad is not an ally, he is a man whose stubborn determination to preserve his dictatorship has killed hundreds of thousands.
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A Western alliance with Assad would be based on two colossal misunderstandings of the situation in Syria.
The scale of the tragedy requires a much greater response than the callous and disinterested one shown by the government.
There are no examples in history of a genocidal regime giving up power peacefully.
All three parties should consider making a much stronger, long term commitment to refugee resettlement in their manifestos.
If Nigel Farage is able to make the case for Syrian asylum seekers, Ed Miliband should be able to.
A No-Fly Zone is not a solution to the conflict, but it is a proven means to restrict the killing.
If Cameron really cares about Syria, he must not turn his back on her refugees.
The Syrian regime wants to crush us; the killing of Dr Abbas Khan is an example of how it is trying to achieve this
The Assad regime and Islamic extremists are trying to thwart the efforts of the majority of Syrians to secure a better future.