Syrian Civil War and Humanitarian Crisis

Senior diplomatic officials and regional experts described the growing refugee crisis caused by the Syrian civil war. Representatives… read more

Senior diplomatic officials and regional experts described the growing refugee crisis caused by the Syrian civil war. Representatives from Lebanon, Iraq, Jordan, and Turkey, all of which border Syria, talked about the effects of the refuges on their countries' resources, political dynamics, economics, and social structures. Kelly Clements of the State Department talked about the role of U.S. policy in the region. She said the rate of refugees flowing out of Syria was unlike anything the world had seen since the Rwanda genocide of the 1990's. close

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

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  • Kelly Clements Deputy Secretary Department of State->Population, Refugees, and Migration
  • Lukman Faily Ambassador Iraq->United States
  • Kemal Kirisci Turkey Project Director Brookings Institution->Center on the United States and Europe
  • Dina Sabbah Deputy Chief Mercy Corps International->Jordan
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Syrian Civil War and Humanitarian Crisis

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Program ID:
317919-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 21, 2014
Last Aired:
Feb 27, 2014

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  • Feb 21, 2014 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Feb 21, 2014 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN.org
  • Feb 21, 2014 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 21, 2014 | 11:06pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 22, 2014 | 12:00am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Feb 25, 2014 | 4:55pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 27, 2014 | 3:22am EST | C-SPAN 2
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