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    Syrian Elections

    Syrian Elections

    Last August it seemed like the regime of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad was terminally wounded. After using the nerve gas sarin to kill hundreds of civilians it seemed his days were very definitely numbered. However this week Assad won a presidential election with 89% of the vote. There was never any doubt that he would win. So why organise an election in the midst of a civil war at all? Dr Vincent Durac of the School of Politics and International Relations in UCD, and by phone from London by Shashank Joshi, a Research Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/marian-finucane/programmes/2014/0608/622349-marian-finucane-sunday-8-june-2014/?clipid=1595526

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