In this video, Syria expert Joshua Landis and Syrian activist Ausama Monajed have a lively discussion on Bloggingheads.tv about how things are unfolding in Syria.
In general, Monajed is far more optimistic than Landis that Assad’s regime will eventually crumble without devolving into a civil war. One key factor he argues will be getting European countries to stop importing Syria’s heavy crude oil, which is a major source of revenue for the government.
The military is currently putting the breaks on the drive to war in Iran, says a former colonel and diplomat, but concerned citizens need to step up.
Two Iraqi peace activists discuss their commitment to peace and undoing the violence wrought by the last two U.S. wars in their country.
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