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A protestor shows support for the Free Syrian Army in September 2011. Photo: aljazeera.com

“This seems to be a conflict without end in sight, a conflict that has no winners, only losers.”

Beshara Doumani

Syria: “a conflict that has no winners, only losers”

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What is going on in Syria? What are the myths and realities of the Syrian situation? Is it a war or a revolution? Here, Professor Yasser Munif of Emerson University talks with Beshara Doumani, faculty fellow at the Institute and director of the Middle East Studies program, about the causes, developments, current situation, and possible future trajectories in Syria. Professor Munif was raised in Syria and has traveled there often in the past year.