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Robert Farley (Lawyers, Guns and Money, University of Kentucky) and Bernard Finel (National War College, bernardfinel.com)

On Foreign Entanglements, Rob and Bernard discuss the implications of the downing of a Turkish fighter jet by Syrian air defenses. Bernard sketches out a case for intervention in Syria, and Rob weighs the pros and cons. They compare the situation in Syria to foreign policy challenges in Iran, Libya, and the Balkans, and speculate on how an intervention might work in practice.  Finally, Rob and Bernard discuss the enduring allure of air power.

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Recorded:Jun 27    Posted:Jul 1, 2012
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Foreign Entanglements | Jul 1, 2012 | Robert Farley & Bernard Finel

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