Philadelphia Inquirer quotes Rafik Hariri Center Senior Fellow Frederic Hof on the freeze proposal plan outlined by special United Nations representative on the Syria crisis Steffan de Mistura: 

Other Syria experts are more dubious. “De Mistura is scrambling to find the key to a political-diplomatic process, one in which Assad is profoundly uninterested [because he] believes Iran and Russia will keep the regime in its seat,” says Fred Hof, a former senior State Department official now at the Atlantic Council.

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