Middle East Panel
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 531 , Segment 5
Episode: H-1B Visa, Bible Emotions, Discussing Race with Children
- Apr 13, 2017 11:00 pm
- 32:25 mins
Guest: Donna Lee Bowen, Political Science Professor, BYU; John Macfarlane, UVU; Fred Axelgard, Wheatley Institution, BYU In a press conference with the Secretary General of NATO yesterday, President Trump reiterated that the US missile strike on a Syrian airbase in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack on Syrian civilians was “absolutely. . . the right thing.” And he said he thinks it’s unlikely that Russia was unaware the Syrian government was planning a chemical weapons attack. Russia has been a key supporter of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, whom Trump called a “butcher.” What next for US policy in Syria?