The Heat: Syria’s war – what’s next?

The Heat

Syrian troops stepped up shelling of opposition forces in the southern city of Deraa over the weekend after a negotiated ceasefire failed to hold.

It’s just the latest battle in what is now a decade long conflict that has left heavy carnage and suffering in its wake. CGTN’s Xu Dezhi has a report from the United Nations.

To discuss the Syrian conflict: 

  • Edmund Ghareeb is a Middle East scholar, author and analyst.
  • Einar Tangen is political and economic affairs commentator.
  • Kamal Alam is a non-resident senior fellow with the Atlantic Council.
  • Mohamad Ali is a correspondent for Press TV.

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