The War in Syria
Tue, Oct 21 2014 - 12:00pm
Avi Melamed, Israeli Middle East Strategic Intelligence Analyst
Robert Rosenthal, Executive Director, Center for Investigative Reporting - Moderator
As the death toll tops 190,000, over three million refugees have fled from Syria into neighboring countries. Avi Melamed, a former Israeli official for Arab affairs, will discuss the history of the war in Syria, offering his thoughts on why the conflict is considered one of the most dramatic events in the history of the Middle East. He will also discuss the possible global ramifications of this war and how its outcome will shape the region for decades to come.