It’s been three years since a political uprising against President Bashar al-Assad’s government began in Syria’s Daraa province. More than 150,000 people, many of them civilians, have been killed with 2.5 million now refugees in neighboring countries. Meanwhile in Damascus, a defiant Assad, backed by Russia, refuses calls from the rebels, and the West, to step down.
Natalie Carney joins Anand Naidoo for the latest on the crisis.
The Latest from SyriaCCTV's Natalie Carney joins Anand Naidoo for the latest from Syria.
Theodore Kattouf served as an Ambassador for two US presidents: first to the United States Emirates during the Clinton administration, then to Syria under George W. Bush. He sat down with Anand Naidoo to discuss the ongoing Syrian Crisis.
Ambassador Kattouf on the Syrian CrisisFormer Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates and Syria, Theodore Kattouf, joins Anand Naidoo to discuss the conflict in Syria.
Nader Hashemi, Director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Denver, Bassam Abu Abdullah, head of the Damascus Center for Strategic Studies, and Rafif Jouejati, director of FREE Syria, sit down with Anand Naidoo for a panel discussion on the crisis.