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Syria – Should the international community intervene?

Duration:
45 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 06 July 2012

What should the international response be to the accelerating crisis and bloodshed in Syria?

Should the world continue to watch and wait as the Assad regime carries on its brutal suppression of internal opposition forces?

Or should the international community stage a Libya-style intervention, and risk triggering wider conflict in the Middle East?

Our presenter Stephen Sackur, is joined by leading international figures and members of the Syrian opposition.

The debate was recorded from the Arab World Institute in Paris on Friday 6 of July 2012, just after the next Friends of Syria meeting hosted by the French government.

(Image: Stephen Sackur)

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