April 09, 2018

America Abroad: 'Syria and Fragile States'

By Ilan Goldenberg

An America Abroad program about fragile states like Syria. An exploration of why this instability happens, how it affects the people who live there, and the best way to get them back on track.

Public radio's "1A" host Joshua Johnson moderates a town hall that takes a broader look at US involvement in places like Syria and other fragile states. The panelists examine what's gone right, and where the US foreign policy is falling short.

Seven years into a brutal civil war in Syria, we are reminded how fragile states can lead to regional instability, cause humanitarian crises and fall prey to extremist organizations, such as ISIS.

Listen to interview here