April 21, 2024

The Arab Spring: Syria One Year Later

The wave of unrest throughout the Middle East began in Tunisia in December 2010 and spread to Syria in March 2011. Protesters were met with brutal force from Assad’s government. Events have gone from bad to catastrophic:
demonstrations have escalated and the press has been banned. Regional experts explore possible outcomes.

Deborah Amos
, NPR Middle East correspondent and author of Eclipse of the Sunnis: Power, Exile and Upheaval in the Middle East

Mohamad Bazzi, Journalism Professor, NYU; Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

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