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CLIP: Aleppo & the Syrian Civil War


AIR DATE: Friday, December 16, 2016
OVERVIEW:

Following the failure of the most recent ceasefire, Alessandria Masi talked about the latest in the Syrian army's battle for Aleppo and the Syrian civil war, which has been going on for nearly six years.  Comments from Secretary of State John Kerry on the current situation were included.
 

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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:
 

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PEOPLE IN THIS VIDEO:
 

  • Alessandria Masi
    Managing Editor
    News Deeply->Syria
KEYWORDS: Foreign Affairs & Defense, Foreign Policy, Military, Syria, ISIS, Russia