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U.S. Congressional Syria Study Group Report: Conclusions

September 26, 2019

Episode Notes:

The U.S. Congressional bipartisan panel involving former national security officials and other experts, The Syria Study Group, has released its report calling for "halting the U.S. military withdrawal" from Syria or face potentially dire consequences.

Aron Lund, Fellow at The Century Foundation and guest researcher at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), joins the WarCast to discuss the findings and recommendations of the report.

[ 0:17 ] Introduction
[ 0:44 ] Mandate of the congressional panel
[ 1:40 ] Findings and recommendations
[ 3:28 ] Comparison to prior U.S. policy on Syria
[ 5:35 ] Prospects of Geneva-based political transition
[ 7:46 ] Impact of U.S. policy going forward
[ 8:35 ] Mismatch of ends and means

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