Assistant Secretary, Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs
Testimony Before the House Foreign Affairs Committee
November 4, 2015
As the Secretary’s diplomatic efforts make clear, it will take leadership and resolve by dozens of countries and the Syrians themselves to end the bloodshed there. In Vienna last week, 17 assembled nations, the UN and EU reaffirmed the path forward to peace and a political transition. It remains to be seen whether Russia, Iran and the Asad regime will join us in walking it.
Best time for big US & EU overture to Putin for fighting ISIS while climbing down on "Assad must go" threats: Right about now.— ian bremmer (@ianbremmer) 2015, 11月 4