Talking Syria and the Regional Conflict

June 12, 2015 at 1:11 AM

 

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Eric Draitser appears on the CPR News with Don DeBar (June 10, 2015) to discuss the regional context of the war in Syria.  Draitser explains the various interests involved in the war, including the active participation of Turkey, Saudi Arabia, and Israel along with the Western powers led by the US.  He examines how, as a response to the active intervention of Turkey and others, reports have emerged in the last week of Iranian, Iraqi and Afghan militia involvement, noting that these developments transform Syria into a true regional conflict.