To find out what’s happening in Syria, Robert Wright talks to journalist Michael Young, based in nearby Lebanon. Is the
anti-Assad genie out of the bottle? Is the country on the precipice of a full-blown civil war? Could Arab troops intervene to defend anti-regime protesters? Also, Michael discusses the view from the Middle East on the potential for war with Iran. Play entire video
Posted:Jan 23, 2012
Worldwise | Jan 23, 2012 | Robert Wright & Michael Young
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