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Wilson Center: The United States, Russia and Syria: What Comes Next After Ceasefire Talk Suspension

October 11, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Obama administration’s decision to suspend talks with Russia over a cessation of hostilities opens yet another chapter in the seemingly endless political and military struggle over Syria.

What does the decision hold for U.S.-Russian relations? What are Vladimir Putin’s objectives in Syria? And, does the U.S. have a realistic Plan B in the absence of a political process of de-escalation and political transition?

Join us BY PHONE as three veteran analysts of Russia and Syria discuss these and other matters in the evolving Syrian civil war.

Introduction:

The Honorable Jane Harman
Director, President and CEO, The Wilson Center

Speakers:

Joshua Landis
Director, Center for Middle East Studies, University of Oklahoma

Matthew Rojansky
Director, Kennan Institute, The Wilson Center

Igor Zevelev
Former Director, Russia Office, MacArthur Foundation and Wilson Center Fellow

Moderator:

Aaron David Miller
Vice President for New Initiatives, The Wilson Center

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