Jun 11, 2020  |  Panel discussion

Middle East Institute

Syria’s Economic Crisis

An important discussion clarifies the aspects of the economic crisis in Syria

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About the event

Sam Dagher, Danny Makki and Karam Shaar join guest host Charles Lister to discuss the recent deterioration of Syria’s economy and what it means for the country, the Assad regime, and the rest of the region moving forward. As aggressive new US economic sanctions targeting the regime are set to go into effect in a few days, 85% of Syrians are in poverty and the country faces a wheat supply crisis.