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Matthew Duss (Foundation for Middle East Peace) and Jamie Fly (Foreign Policy Initiative)

On Foreign Entanglements, Matt and Jamie discuss the assassinations in Syria, and whether Obama should have done more. Matt points out that “safe zones” sound nice and easy, but they entail military intervention. Matt and Jamie discuss Assad’s relationship with Hezbollah, and how their fortunes have changed since 2006. Does the bombing in Bulgaria indicate a new phase of “shadow war” with Iran? And is it “within international norms” to assassinate Iranian scientists? Finally, Matt and Jamie debate the best way to change Iranian behavior.

Recorded:Jul 20    Posted:Jul 21, 2012
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Foreign Entanglements | Jul 21, 2012 | Matthew Duss & Jamie Fly

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