Adam Garfinkle At The American Interest: ‘Is Manaf Tlass’s Defection a Sign That Assad’s Regime Is Cracking?”

Full piece here.

Garfinkle riffs on what might be going on in Syria after a top official has defected:

As for Manaf Tlass, he probably should be very careful deciding which eatery to visit in Turkey. In Turkey today there are undoubtedly lots of Syrian refugees, not to speak of members of the Free Syrian Army, who ardently hope he chokes to death on his next kebab.”

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