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Why the U.S. strategy of arming Syrian rebels didn’t work

Clip: 07/20/2017 | 5m 40s

A covert CIA program created under the Obama administration to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels to put pressure on the Assad regime will soon end, The Washington Post first reported Wednesday. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Faysal Itani of the Atlantic Council about how this policy change will affect Syria’s future and the country's relationship with the U.S.

Aired: 07/20/17

Rating: NR

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