DecodeDC Q&A: Former US Ambassador to Syria on refugee crisis and removing Assad

Posted at 3:00 PM, Nov 25, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-25 16:04:19-05
Following the Paris terrorist attacks, there’s been pushback by a growing number of American politicians to halt the flow of Syrian refugees to the United States.
DecodeDC’s Marc Georges recently spoke with Robert Ford, the former U.S. Ambassador to Syria from 2011 to 2014, about the Syrian refugee crisis and its roots in the Syrian civil war. Ford is currently Senior Fellow at the Middle East Institute in Washington D.C.,where he writes about developments in the Levant and North Africa.
Click here for a condensed version of their conversation and go to for more podcasts, posts and analysis from the DecodeDC team.