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Can Syrian opposition unite?

The main opposition group trying to depose President Assad, the Syrian National Council (SNC), has chosen a new leader.

He is a Christian, George Sabra, a former Communist who has been a long-term opponent of the Assad regime, and fled the country last year.

Bassam Imadi, an opposition member and a former Syrian ambassador to Sweden, and Ahmet Unal Cevikoz, Turkey's ambassador debate whether the fact that George Sabra is a Christian, is evidence that the movement was not sectarian.

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