Despite assumptions to the contrary, the experience of the U.S. invasion of Iraq has invited a more participatory and nuanced dialogue on Syria.
Patricia Stottlemyer is a communications professional at an international think tank in Washington. Previously, she was a program officer at the Syrian Center for Political and Strategic Studies, and a policy assistant at the Project on Middle East Democracy. She graduated with highest honors and a degree in international politics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is proficient in Modern Standard Arabic.
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