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Syria’s Humanitarian Need

Posted Tuesday, September 17, 2013

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Syria’s Humanitarian Need Some argue that Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad should be punished with U.S. bombs after Syrian citizens were killed with chemical weapons in that country's civil war. Some support an alternate plan, diplomacy, pushed by Assad-ally Russia, to eliminate chemical weapons. Meanwhile, regardless of the methods, thousands of Syrians have died and millions are displaced. Join host Mike McIntyre for a discussion about Syria’s humanitarian needs and hear reaction from Northeast Ohio's Syrian community, Tuesday morning at 9 on the Sound of Ideas.


Community/Human Interest, Courts/Crime - Fire/Law Enforcement, Government/Politics, Health


Naser Danan, Syrian Civil Rights Activist
Basem Droubi, Syrian American, Vascular Surgeon
Marwan Hilal, Syrian American, Primary Care Physician
Pete Moore, Political Science Professor, Northeast Ohio Consortium for Middle East Studies
Fares Raslan, Syrian American, Anesthesiologist
Eiad Sayed, Syrian American, Physician

Additional Information

Northeast Ohio Syrians Treat the Wounds of War
Syrian Refugee Spillover Into Europe Surges, The New York Times
How you can help:
International Committee of the Red Cross
MedWish International
West Cleveland Muslim Association

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