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Joshua Landis, Syria Comment, Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Joshua M. Landis is Director of the Center for Middle East Studies and Associate Professor of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Oklahoma. He is a member of the School of International and Area Studies.  He writes “Syria Comment,” a daily newsletter on Syrian politics that attracts some 3,000 readers a day. It is widely read by officials in Washington, Europe and Syria. Dr. Landis regularly travels to Washington DC to consult with the State Department and other government agencies.
Landis Interview with a Foreign Journalist

1. Professor Landis, tensions between the US and Syria have deteriorated. What are the main reasons of this deterioration?

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