The Heat: Arab League Summit

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Leaders and representatives from Arab League member states met Friday in Jeddah.

One of the big stories was the attendance of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. This is the first time in 12 years that he’s participated after being suspended by the bloc.  

To discuss:

  • Salman Al-Ansari is a Saudi political researcher.
  • Ammar Waqqaf is a Syrian political analyst and is director of the GNOSOS think tank.
  • Abdel Bari Atwan is Editor-in-Chief of Rai al-Youm.
  • Edmund Ghareeb is an academic and Middle East expert.

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