The Syrian government has finally given UN inspectors a green light to investigate the site of an alleged poison gas attack in a Damascus suburb. But is it too little, too late? Is the die already being cast as Western capitals mull possible intervention against the regime of Bashar al-Assad? And how might Russia and Iran react if a coalition takes action without UN backing? Douglas Herbert and his guests look at a crisis where the options seem to be narrowing by the day.
William JORDAN. Former US State Department Official;
Olivier LEPICK. Chemical weapons researcher, France's Foundation for Strategic Research;
Oleg KOBTZEFF. Assistant Professor of International and Comparative Politics, American University of Paris;
Meir JAVEDANFAR. Contemporary Iranian Politics lecturer, Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya (from Tel Aviv).
Produced by Douglas Herbert, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel, Dorothée Kellou.
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