A Blog by the Editor of The Middle East Journal

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Syria Sets Presidential Election Date

Yesterday Syria announced that it will hold Presidential elections on June 3. I am not making this up; Bashar al-Asad plans to hold elections in the midst of the Syrian civil war.

Bassam Haddad has an interview with NPR which you can listen to at Jadaliyya.

Meanwhile, this is making the rounds on social media:

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