Conflict & Justice

Should the West Intervene in Syria?


Anti-Syria protest in Washington (Photo: mar is sea Y/Flickr)

The failure by the Arab League mission to stop the violence in Syria puts more pressure on the larger international community to intervene there but the US has no plans to do that.

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Host Marco Werman talks to Steven Cook of the Council on Foreign Relations and Marc Lynch of George Washington University about their opposing views on whether or not the US should intervene.