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Why the Russian Plan to Contain Syria's Chemical Weapons Just Might Work

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Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (left) in Washington, D.C., on August 9, 2013. (Photo: State Department/Flickr)

Rosemary Hollis is a Professor of Middle East Policy Studies at City University London.

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She speaks with anchor Marco Werman about whether the Russian proposal to put Assad's chemical weapons arsenal under international control could actually succeed.