Jeffrey Payne and Chris Chapman

Jeffrey Payne is the Academic Resources Coordinator at the Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies in Washington, DC.  Chris Chapman is a Case Assistant at Kirkland & Ellis LLP also in Washington, DC.

*Please note that the views expressed in this article are those of the authors alone and do not represent the official policy or position of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, the National Defense University, the Department of Defense, or the U.S. government. 

If the international community will not directly intercede in the conflict, then it must support the opposition.