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Brian Sayers - Syrian Support Group

Western governments view the Syrian opposition with some ambivalence. They have offered limited material support, but not arms, and have expressed concern about a lack of coordinated leadership. Brian Sayers is the chief Washington lobbyist for the Syrian Support Group - a collection of Syrian expatriates determined to fund and arm the Free Syrian Army in its fight against the Assad regime. With violence threatening to tear the country apart and the death toll close to 20,000, just how credible is Syria's opposition?

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30 minutes

Last on

Sat 1 Sep 2012 00:30


Role Contributor
InterviewerStephen Sackur