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Guest Host: Jennifer Golbeck
Supporting Syrian opposition forces against President Bashar al-Assad was a tactic the U.S. took to end the country’s civil strife – without getting involved on the ground. But with opposition forces now including the Islamic State, that approach is becoming much more complicated. In light of the Nov. 13 attacks on Paris, we analyze what aid Syrians want from the international community and what options the U.S. has left.
- Mohammad Al Abdallah Executive Director, Syria Justice & Accountability Center
- Paul Salem Vice President, Middle East Institute
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