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Working Towards Syrian Peace


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A woman attends a protest against the Syrian regime outside the United Nations offices in Geneva on January 24, 2014.
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A woman attends a protest against the Syrian regime outside the United Nations offices in Geneva on January 24, 2014.

After narrowly avoiding a collapse in talks on Friday, the two sides of the Syrian peace conference reached a tentative agreement to allow women and children to leave at least one area in the old city of Hom, which has been besieged by armed groups. We'll get the latest on the efforts to end Syria's violent civil war and examine the ways the conflict is spilling into neighboring countries.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Anja Manuel, lecturer at the International Policy Studies Program at Stanford University, partner at RiceHadley Gates LLC, a strategic consulting firm, and former official in the U.S. State Department
  • Bridget Kendall, diplomatic correspondent, BBC
  • Feras Alhlou, president, Northern California Chapter of the Syrian-American Council
  • Fred Lawson, professor of government, head of the Government Department at Mills College and author of "Global Security Watch: Syria"

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