Tue, Sep 17, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
Assessing the Chances for Diplomacy in SyriaDownload audio (MP3)
A highly anticipated United Nations report released Monday confirmed that chemical weapons were used on a "relatively large scale" in Syria. The report comes after the United States and Russia forged a diplomatic agreement for Syria to destroy its chemical weapons arsenal by mid-2014. We discuss the chemical weapons agreement, and whether it will be enforceable or effective.
Host: Michael Krasny
- Jeffrey White, defense fellow, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy; former senior intelligence officer with the Defense Intelligence Agency
- Mona Yacoubian, senior adviser, Middle East for the Stimson Center, a nonprofit, nonpartisan institution for enhancing international peace and security