The Current State of Syria

Friday, 31 May 2013 | A Public Affair

A photo of Jennifer LoewensteinOn Friday May 31, our host Esty Dinur interviewed Jennifer Loewenstein, the associate director of the Middle East Studies Program at the University of Wisconsin Madison, about what’s happening in Syria. In addition, they discussed how dangerous the conflict in Syria could be because of its military nature. Lowenstein also talked about how long the conflict has been going on and who is supply the war in Syria. Lowenstein also discussed the uprising of the Syrian grassroots/ nonviolent movement in 2011 and how it was responded to by the Syrian government. Esty Dinur and Loewenstein talked about the violent response of the Syrian government and how the conflict has turned Syria into a brutal police state.

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