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Analysis: Syria at Forefront of Recent Mideast Politics

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Analysis: Syria at Forefront of Recent Mideast Politics

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Analysis: Syria at Forefront of Recent Mideast Politics

Analysis: Syria at Forefront of Recent Mideast Politics

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The assassination of a former Lebanese prime minister last week brought Syria to the forefront of international politics. Meanwhile, over the weekend, the Syrian government arrested Saddam Hussein's half-brother. Former U.S. ambassador to Syria, Edward Djerejian, discusses the latest out of the Middle East.