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President Trump has ended the CIA program arming anti-Assad rebels. How did Syria get to where it is today, and what does Trump’s decision mean for the conflict? We host a debate between Max Blumenthal of Alternet’s Grayzone Project and Nader Hashemi of the University of Denver.

Nader Hashemi

Nader Hashemi is the Director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. He is the author of "Islam, Secularism and Liberal...

Max Blumenthal

Max Blumenthal is an award-winning journalist and bestselling author whose articles and video documentaries have appeared in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Daily Beast, The Nation, The...