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Local Syrian-Americans React to Possible U.S. Intervention


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A woman wears a Syrian flag in her hair as people demonstrate against U.S. intervention in Syria in front of the White House on September 3, 2013.
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A woman wears a Syrian flag in her hair as people demonstrate against U.S. intervention in Syria in front of the White House on September 3, 2013.

Congress is preparing to vote early next week on whether the U.S. should intervene in Syria, as President Obama tries to rally support for military action. We talk to a group of local Syrian-Americans about their views on the crisis and possible U.S. intervention.

Host: Dave Iverson

Guests:

  • Feras Alhlou, president of the Northern California Chapter of the Syrian-American Council
  • Suzan Boulad, graduate of Mills College, raised in Sacramento
  • Tareq Samman, graphic artist and native Syrian

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