SYRIA AND THE PROBLEM OF US POLICY

Chamber of Commerce | 2:00pm–3:15pm

Based on firsthand reporting from Syria and throughout the Middle East, this conversation will address Assad’s regime, the Islamic State, foreign intervention, and the pitfalls of US policy. What underlies the Syrian Civil War and how will the US president handle the crises?

ZIAD ALJAMAL, board member of the Syrian American Council

BRACE BELDEN recently returned from fighting alongside Kurdish guerrillas (YPG) to northern Syria (Rojava).

REESE ERLICH is an award-winning journalist and the author of four books on foreign policy, most recently Inside Syria: The Backstory of Their Civil War and What the World Can Expect.