The 'Painful and Destructive Autopilot' of Syria's Present Course
by Matthew RJ Brodsky
Crossroads with David Shuster and Shayna Estulin / i24News
July 12, 2018
Was the fall of Deraa in southern Syria to pro-Assad forces a symbolic blow to the opposition or is it really the end for them? What kind of future do the displaced people in Syria near the borders with Jordan, Israel, and elsewhere face? What is the rationale behind Netanyahu's decision to declare he has no problem with Assad staying power after meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin? Matthew RJ Brodsky joins Shayna Estulin and David Shuster on i24News "CrossRoads" to discuss what he calls "the painful and destructive autopilot" of Syria's present course.
For more on this, see the report co-authored by Matthew RJ Brodsky, Tony Badran, and Jonathan Schanzer, "Controlled Chaos: The Escalation of Conflict between Israel and Iran in War-Torn Syria" available at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.