war on the rocks

What Can the United States Really Accomplish in Syria?

February 2, 2018

Episode Notes:

In remarks last week at the Hoover Institution, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson stated that U.S. forces would maintain a small footprint in Syria for the foreseeable future to defeat ISIS, deter Iran, and help Syria transition after the civil war ends. Jason talks with Jeremy Shapiro, Research Director at the European Council of Foreign Relations, about the likelihood of success for these objectives.