Israel Strikes Syria, Will the US Be Next?

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Over the weekend, Israeli airstrikes hit military targets near Damascus, allegedly to prevent weapons from being shipped to Hezbollah in Lebanon. Why now? Will the ease with which Israel penetrated Syrian defenses put more pressure on President Obama to intervene? Also, as implementation of Obamacare gets under way, many Americans are confused — and for good reason.

Banner image: Israeli soldiers stand near signs pointing out distances to different cities at an observation point on Mount Bental in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights May 5, 2013. Photo by Baz Ratner/ Reuters

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Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Anna Scott, Sonya Geis, Evan George