Edward Djerejian on Syria's Assad Regime

Edward Djerejian talked about his experience with President Bashar al-Assad’s regime while serving as U.S. ambassador to Syria during… read more

Edward Djerejian talked about his experience with President Bashar al-Assad’s regime while serving as U.S. ambassador to Syria during the Reagan and George H.W. Bush administrations, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. He argued that a political strategy is the only way to create a lasting solution in Syria and to safely remove Mr. Assad from power. He said that if the Obama administration decided to pursue a military strategy in Syria, it should do so with a substantial amount of international support. Other topics included Bashar al-Assad’s background and rise to power, and the influence of Russia in Syrian politics. 

C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo also previewed the Sunday political talk show guests. close

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

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Sep 8, 2013

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  • Sep 08, 2013 | 7:45am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Sep 08, 2013 | 7:51am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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