The World This Week

Trump turns on Assad: How will US strikes impact war in Syria? (part 1)

Our panel of international journalists usually analyses the significant events of the week, but today’s show focuses solely on Syria in light of the US launching airstrikes in reprisal for that deadly chemical weapons attack earlier this week blamed on strongman Bashar al-Assad. It's a stark reversal from the president's formerly stand-off approach to the six-year old civil war. Will these strikes have an impact of the Syrian war? What will be the response from the international community?


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Produced by Charles WENTE, François WIBAUX and Christopher DAVIS.

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