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PODCAST | Russia, Syria, and the West: Confrontation or Cooperation? (1.19.16)

March 15, 2017

Russia’s intervention in the Syrian conflict has been popular in Russia, but confounding to analysts. This panel comprises experts who will analyze the causes and implications of Russia’s recent moves in Syria.

What are Russia’s objectives? How does it affect the political prospects of President Putin? What does it mean for the Syrian Civil War – both for Russia’s allies and for its adversaries in the conflict? And how should the Unites States respond? Will we see confrontation, cooperation – or just chaos?