PBS NewsHour

Syria sets its sights on the last rebel holdout

Clip: 08/16/2018 | 7m 47s | Video has closed captioning.

The war inside Syria has been raging for seven years, with half a million dead, millions displaced and the complicated battlefield dramatically shifted. Now Bashar al-Assad’s army is preparing for what could be the war’s final major battle. Nick Schifrin talks with Paul Salem of the Middle East Institute and Gayle Tzemach Lemmon of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Aired: 08/16/18

Rating: NR

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