Syrian rebels have rejected the peace plan drawn up by UN Special Envoy Kofi Annan. Wilson Center President, Director, and CEO Jane Harman, former chair of the House Intelligence Committee, told BBC's Katty Kay there is "little value" in pursuing the plan.

Harman says offering asylum to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad - similar to the plan offered to former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh - would be her preferred solution to the crisis.

This interview originally appeared on BBC News