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Speaker(s): Bassma Kodmani, Nicholas Noe, Yara Nseir
Recorded on 17 October 2012 at New Theatre, East Building
How did the opposition to Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Syria emerge? This panel will explore the evolution of the Syrian opposition and the impact of developments in Syria upon the wider region.
Bassma Kodmani is executive director of the Arab Reform Initiative and a former member of the Syrian National Council’s Executive Bureau.
Nicholas Noe is a leading expert on Lebanon, with a particular emphasis on crafting new approaches to non-state actors such as Hizbullah.
Yara Nseir is a Syrian civil society activist with a particular interest in defending freedom of expression.