Conflict and Fragility

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Stability and economic recovery after Assad

14 Nov 2012 - 10:24
Source: UN photo/David Manyua

The end-point of Syria's brutal and escalating conflict is impossible to foretell, but this does not mean that the international community cannot prepare for the outcome. Should the current regime headed by Bashar al-Assad collapse, crumble or withdraw, the celebrations of the opposition will quickly be followed by the prospect of a daunting transition.