The Heat: US strikes in Syria cause international tension

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The Heat: US strikes in Syria cause international tension

The U.S. airstrikes against a military base in Syria mark the first show of force by American forces against the Syrian government since its civil war began.

For more on the situation in Syria, CGTN’s Alaa Ebrahim reports from Damascus:

The Heat: US strikes in Syria cause international tension Pt 1

The Heat: US strikes in Syria cause international tension Pt 1

The U.S. airstrikes against a military base in Syria mark the first show of force by American forces against the Syrian government since its civil war began. For more on the situation in Syria, CGTN’s Alaa Ebrahim reports from Damascus:
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Foreign leaders met in Italy to discuss the situation in Syria. The G7 meeting focused heavily on encouraging Russian leadership to move away from its support for Syria’s president Bashar al-Assad. Now, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson travels to Moscow amidst turmoil in the relationship over the escalation of U.S. action in Syria.

To discuss the situation in Syria and the U.S. military action:

  • Ammar Waqqaf, founder and director of Gnosos, a think tank focusing on Syria.
  • Mohammed Ghanem, senior political adviser for the Syrian American Council.
  • Alexander Nekrassov, a former adviser to the Russian government.
  • Joshua Landis, director of the Center of Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma.
The Heat: US strikes in Syria cause international tension Pt 2

The Heat: US strikes in Syria cause international tension Pt 2

Foreign leaders met in Italy to discuss the situation in Syria. The G7 meeting focused heavily on encouraging Russian leadership to move away from its support for Syria’s president Bashar al-Assad. Now, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson travels to Moscow amidst turmoil in the relationship over the escalation of U.S. action in Syria. To discuss the situation in Syria and the U.S. military action: Ammar Waqqaf, founder and director of Gnosos, a think tank focusing on Syria. Mohammed Ghanem, senior political adviser for the Syrian American Council. Alexander Nekrassov, a former adviser to the Russian government. Joshua Landis, director of the Center of Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma.
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The Heat: US strikes in Syria cause international tension Pt 3

The Heat: US strikes in Syria cause international tension Pt 3

Foreign leaders met in Italy to discuss the situation in Syria. The G7 meeting focused heavily on encouraging Russian leadership to move away from its support for Syria’s president Bashar al-Assad. Now, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson travels to Moscow amidst turmoil in the relationship over the escalation of U.S. action in Syria. To discuss the situation in Syria and the U.S. military action: Ammar Waqqaf, founder and director of Gnosos, a think tank focusing on Syria. Mohammed Ghanem, senior political adviser for the Syrian American Council. Alexander Nekrassov, a former adviser to the Russian government. Joshua Landis, director of the Center of Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma.
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