Vijay Prashad & Abby Martin, "Unravelling the Syria War Chessboard", The Empire Files YouTube channel (24 January 2016)
An excellent interview conducted by Abby Martin with the historian Dr. Vijay Prashad, George and Martha Kellner Chair in South Asian History and Professor of International Studies at Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut.
"The war in Syria is an unparalleled crisis. Having gone far beyond an internal political struggle, the war is marked by a complex array of forces that the U.S. Empire hopes to command: Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Kurdistan, Iran, Lebanon, Iraq and more." (The Empire Files)
Unravelling the Syria War Chessboard
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