Shadi Hamid, Research Director of the Brookings Institution's Doha Center in Qatar, favors military intervention in Syria by a coalition consisting of Turkey, Arab nations, and western nations. This weekend, in the wake of the killing of some 100 people in the village of Houla, he and I debated the merits of intervening:

You can watch the whole conversation on BhTV.

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