Steven Simon

Guest

Executive director of the International Institute for Strategic Studies and author of After the Surge: The Case for US Military Disengagement from Iraq and co-author of The Next Attack: The Failure of the War on Terror and a Strategy for Getting It Right; former former White House senior director for the Middle East and North Africa (2011-2013); former senior fellow for Middle Eastern Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations 

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UN Secretary General  Ban Ki-Moon said  today there must be a third round of peace talks between Syria and its divided opponents.

The Syrian War and Its Humanitarian Crisis

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon said today there must be a third round of peace talks between Syria and its divided opponents.

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Horrific reports including grisly video show that chemical weapons have killed hundreds in Syria, including children. Has President Obama's "red line" been crossed?

Obama Still Cautious on Syria Response

Horrific reports including grisly video show that chemical weapons have killed hundreds in Syria, including children. Has President Obama's "red line" been crossed?

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Syria tops the agenda as Presidents Obama and Putin meet at the G8 summit in Northern Ireland.

Is Syria's Civil War Going Global?

Syria tops the agenda as Presidents Obama and Putin meet at the G8 summit in Northern Ireland.

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