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Interview: Syria

May 9, 2014

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A video interview with Praemon analyst Mike Godfrey about some of the current events in Syria and what they mean for U.S. national security.

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Future US Military Involvement in Syria

October 12, 2013

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In order to avoid airstrikes, President Bashar al-Assad has agreed to allow Syrian chemical weapon stockpiles to be destroyed. As the United States engages with Syria in a deal to disarm the regime of its chemical weapons, many still wonder if at some future point the United States could become involved in the conflict.

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Developments in the Syrian Crisis: The Rise of al-Qaeda and Retreat of the Regime

December 15, 2012

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The situation in Syria has been deteriorating rapidly in the past few weeks. New developments are of special concern for U.S. national security as we are getting a new view of Syria’s geopolitical reality. These developments include the rise in preeminence of al-Qaeda and its affiliates among the rebellion, concerns surrounding chemical weapons security, and […]

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