Other artists are joining in his call—but the government is showing no signs of softening its hardline stance toward the artist.
Once a hardline exile organization, CANF has shifted towards the political center and has endorsed Barack Obama.
For one thing, it is unclear if hardline Taliban commanders truly favor the talks.
Instead of a hardline dictator, Egypt now has a democratically elected president.
Ayotte is a former state attorney general with hardline foreign-policy views.
He carries considerable business experience but also the name of his hardline father.
Immediately, the hardline settlers were quick to accuse their own elected officials of all sorts of treachery.
hardline Salfist Saudi clerics have also been heading to Syria without incurring problems from Saudi Arabian authorities.
Smith is a hardline conservative, Fortenberry slightly less so.
Meanwhile, in East Jerusalem, some hardline Palestinian officials now appear to be actively stoking the fires for political gain.