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Livestream: House Foreign Affairs Hearing on U.S. Policy Toward Syria

On Wednesday, December 9, 2020, at 10:00 a.m., the House Foreign Affairs Committee will hold a hearing to evaluate U.S. policy toward Syria. The committee will hear testimony from Joel Rayburn, the deputy assistant secretary of state for Levant affairs and the special envoy for Syria.

You can watch a livestream of the hearing here or below:

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Turkey’s Troubles in Idlib: Does Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty Hold the Answer?

Since a lethal airstrike against Turkish forces in Syria on Feb. 27, speculation has been rife as to whether Turkey could request military assistance under Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty. At least for now, such speculation is misplaced.

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