Syrian Civil War and Humanitarian Aid

Former British Foreign Secretary David Miliband and former U.S. Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford talked about humanitarian efforts in… read more

Former British Foreign Secretary David Miliband and former U.S. Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford talked about humanitarian efforts in Syria. Mr. Miliband urged members of the United Nations Security Council to appoint a humanitarian envoy to Syria. Ambassador Ford in his comments said Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was the root cause of the conflict in the country and the fate of the nation was tied to the fate of Assad. Both leaders said that policy and politics often get in the way of humanitarian efforts. The program included questions from audience members. close

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

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Program ID:
318893-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 17, 2014
Last Aired:
Apr 18, 2014

Airing Details

  • Apr 17, 2014 | 12:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 17, 2014 | 12:30pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 17, 2014 | 11:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 18, 2014 | 1:30am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 18, 2014 | 4:16am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 18, 2014 | 8:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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