Audio: Expert Discusses Syrian Situation

The ongoing crackdown by the Bashar al-Assad regime on protesters in Syria has killed thousands and led to international condemnation and sanctions. But how long will the regime survive? Can the opposition overcome Assad’s army and lead to the fall of another dictator in the Middle East?

To answer these questions and more, The Mideast Update spoke by phone last week with Dr. Jonathan Spyer, a senior research fellow at the Global Research in International Affairs (GLORIA) Center at IDC-Herziliya in Israel and an expert on Syria.

Click the links below to listen to the interview:

Dr. Spyer Discusses Syria, Part 1

Dr. Spyer Discusses Syria, Part 2