Podcast (Audio only)

The Syrian civil war continues to drag on with no end in sight. With the diplomatic option seemingly dead and little chance of the defeat of the opposition, or the collapse of the Assad regime, what does the future hold?

In this Ground Truth Briefing, three veteran observers and analysts of Syria assess that future, the impact of recent presidential elections, a growing jihadi presence and the prospects for change in U.S policy.


  • Jane Harman

    Director, President and CEO, Wilson Center
  • Hadi Al Bahra

    Secretary of the Political Committee, National Coalition of Syrian Revolution and Opposition Forces
  • Joshua Landis

    Associate Professor in the School of International and Area Studies at the University of Oklahoma and Director of the Center of Middle Eastern Studies
  • Aaron David Miller

    Aaron David Miller

    Vice President for New Initiatives and Distinguished Fellow