In-Depth Look at the Situation in Syria

Thursday, February 09, 2012

A woman flashes the V for 'victory' sign in protest against the Syrian regime. (YASSER AL-ZAYYAT/Getty)

The Takeaway devoted a full hour this morning to the ongoing situation in Syria. With reports from the ground, a history of the country from David Sanger, Russia's influence in the region, a take from the pro-democracy movement in the U.S., and even the pro-Assad outlook on conflict. The following is our full first hour of coverage in its entirety.

Guests:

Sarab Al-Jijakli, Daniel Chirot, Farid Ghadry, Nikolas Gvosdev, Dr. Ayman Haidar, David Sanger and Ilhan Tanir

Comments [1]

Jocelyn from Livingston

Re Syria --- please talk about social media's role in the midst of the civil war in this country. Is the Internet not accessible at present. What about the Neighboring nations---/specially the ones who just went through Arab Spring?

In connection with Russia and China----wethe people (not the countries), should demonstrate and boycott these two nations.

Feb. 09 2012 08:34 AM

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