If Assad as well as the Muslim Brotherhood is willing to be dictated by Iran, then what is the difference? You are projecting your own thoughts onto Assad's mind. Yours is not a strategy, it is simply a wish. If "you" were Assad you would react this way or that way; I have no doubt that you would, but there is only one little problem: "you" are "not" Assad. Having said that, I "wish" you were right.
U.K. is offering 4,000 resettlement spaces for Syrian refugees, UNHCR spokeswoman says (Reuters)
from the article: Some serious thoughts on Syria