August 20th, 2016
Episode 1147 of 1744 episodes
Exactly five years ago President Obama called on the Syrian President Bashir-Al-Assad to step down but today he is still in power. Syrian government warplanes have reportedly forced thousands of civilians to flee the city of Hassakeh in the north east of the country. Karin Von Hippel is a former Senior State Department official dealing with US strategy against the so-called Islamic State and John Simpson is the BBC’s World Affairs editor. (Image: President Obama. Credit: Getty Images.)
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