The US Policy on Syria in the Age of Coronavirus
May 20, 2020
2:00pm – 3:15pm
The recent outbreak of COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted vulnerable populations around the world. With a fundamentally ill-equipped healthcare system, continuous bombing of hospitals and the use of humanitarian aid as a weapon of war by the Assad regime, the Syrian population is suffering greatly. While the health risks posed by the coronavirus pandemic remain real, the civil war dynamics and the international players’ positions have not changed significantly in the wake of the outbreak. The humanitarian situation in Syria remains a main concern for the regional countries while the strategic dynamics have implications for the U.S.
The SETA Foundation at Washington DC is pleased to host a webinar event to discuss the pandemic’s humanitarian and strategic implications for the U.S. policy in Syria.
Please kindly join us for an expert panel discussion.
Colonel (Ret.) Richard Outzen, Policy Planning Staff, Department of State
Will Todman, Associate Fellow, Middle East Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
Jomana Qaddour, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council
Kadir Ustun, Executive Director, The SETA Foundation at Washington DC