Syrian Opposition Groups

Washington Institute for Near East Policy defense and Middle East analysts talked about their report on Syria’s military opposition… read more

Washington Institute for Near East Policy defense and Middle East analysts talked about their report on Syria’s military opposition groups as well as the potential implications of a U.S. strike against Syria. All of the panelists have formerly served as intelligence and military officers. Following an introduction, each speaker focused on different parts of the Syrian civil war and the opposition groups' involvement. Jeffrey White talked about the challenges facing these groups. Andrew Tabler talked about the problems these groups create for Syrian President Assad, and President Obama’s possible response. Michael Eisenstatdt discussed how a U.S. military strike would work against Syria, such as the locations that would target, and its potential effectiveness. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Clawson, Patrick Director Washington Institute for Near East Policy->Research
  • Eisenstadt, Michael Director Washington Institute for Near East Policy->Military and Security Studies Program
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Syrian Opposition Groups

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Program ID:
314764-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 28, 2013
Last Aired:
Aug 31, 2013

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  • Aug 28, 2013 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
  • Aug 28, 2013 | 9:20pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Aug 29, 2013 | 12:35am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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  • Aug 30, 2013 | 3:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 31, 2013 | 2:30pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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