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Syria - Assad: is the iron fist weakening?

The Assad family has ruled Syria with an iron fist for some 40 years. Now, however, its grip on power is weakening. Weeks of protests have pressured the regime into lifting a 48-year-old state of emergency, but activists are not convinced the regime wants reform. Laura Baines and guests discuss what might be next for Syria.

  • Sadek SALEM, Syrian Activist
  • Dr Elie HATEM, Professor of international relations, Free faculty of law and economics in Paris
  • Joshua LANDIS, Blogger, syriacomment.com (By Skype from Norman, Oklahoma)
  • Nabil, France 24 Observer (By Skype from Damascus)

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2014-09-23 Syria

Strikes Over Syria (part 2)

US-led forces have struck in Syria, reportedly killing dozens of people. Targets included the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa in the north of the country, with Arab states also taking...

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2014-09-23 air strikes

Strikes Over Syria

US-led forces have struck in Syria, reportedly killing dozens of people. Targets included the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa in the north of the country, with Arab states also taking...

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2014-09-22 Turkey

What's the deal with Turkey? (part 2)

A mass influx of refugees fleeing a jihadist offensive against Syrian Kurds serves as a reminder that for the past three years, Turkey has been bearing the brunt of the spillover...

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2014-09-22 Kurds

What's the deal with Turkey?

A mass influx of refugees fleeing a jihadist offensive against Syrian Kurds serves as a reminder that for the past three years, Turkey has been bearing the brunt of the spillover...

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2014-09-18 UK

Scotland Referendum: Will They Stay or Will They Go?

This Thursday Scots are answering the simple question: "Should Scotland be an independent country?" All day on Thursday there have been long lines outside polling stations as the...

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