Russia’s Play for the Middle East
Syria is a mess. For Vladimir Putin, it’s also an opportunity.
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Syria is in the midst of a civil war, a refugee crisis, a war on terror, and a massive demographic shift. Why does Russia want a piece of it?
Guest: Deb Amos, international correspondent for NPR.
Podcast production by Mary Wilson, Jayson De Leon, Danielle Hewitt, and Mara Silvers.