The Syrian Crisis: Its Impact on the U.S., the Middle East and the Next Generation


Associated Program:
John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum
Elliott Abrams
Farah Pandith
Avshalom Vilan

Ambassador R. Nicholas Burns moderated a John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum on the ongoing crisis in Syria with Former Deputy National Security Advisor to President George W. Bush, Elliot Abrams, former Special Representative to Muslim Communities Farah Pandith, and former Knesset member and co-founder of Israel’s “Peace Now” movement Avshalom Vilan. Panelists discussed the possibility of a U.S. intervention, either financially or militarily, along with regional instability and future geopolitical implications.