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The Source: Russia Starts Dropping Bombs In Syria

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Yesterday U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry criticized Russia for bombing forces fighting the regime of Bashar al-Assad rather than the forces of ISIS and ISIL as they claimed they would upon arrival.  The battlefields of Syria have put the two global powerhouses in close proximity.

No consensus exists on what happens next with the biggest question being what role will Assad play in Syrai's future?

Guest:

  • David Lesch, Ewing Halsell Distinguished Professor of History, expert on the region who wrote Syria: The Fall of the House of Assad.
Paul Flahive can be reached at Paul@tpr.org and on Twitter at @paulflahive