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Conflict Under The Assad Regime: A Conversation With U.S. Ambassador Robert Ford

Mar 2, 2017

The Syrian conflict -- will it ever end? This hour, we sit down with former U.S. Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford. We get his take on the country’s civil war and refugee crisis, and discuss the future of U.S. intervention under President Trump. 

Later, we also hear from the executive director of Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services (IRIS) in New Haven, Connecticut. He discusses efforts to resettle Syrian refugees and addresses concerns about the vetting process.

GUESTS:

  • Robert Ford - Former U.S. Ambassador to Syria; Senior Fellow at the Middle East Institute in Washington, D.C.; Senior Fellow at the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs at Yale University
  • Chris George - Executive Director of Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services (IRIS) in New Haven, Connecticut

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This show was recorded during the World Affairs Council of Connecticut's event "Syrian Conflict and Refugee Crisis.”