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Former ambassador criticizes ‘behind the curve’ Syria policy

Clip: 06/03/2014 | 8m 16s

Former U.S. Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford explains to chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner that he left his post in February because he could "no longer defend" U.S. policy in Syria. He also claimed that al-Qaida groups would have been "unable to compete" in Syria if the administration would have armed the moderate opposition a few years ago.

Aired: 06/03/14

Rating: NR

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