A panel reflects on the latest US effort to engage with the crisisIt’s John Kerry’s first foreign tour as US Secretary of State. Eager to make his mark, he’s vowed to move the crisis in Syria to the very top of his agenda. Chaired by BBC Radio 4’s Paddy O’Connell, the panel consists of: policy fellow with the European Council on Foreign Relations, Julien Barnes-Dacey, Head of Middle East and North Africa Forecasting at Exclusive Analysis, Firas Abi Ali, and award-winning journalist Sakhr Al-Makhadhi, with additional panellists still to be confirmed. If nothing else, this’ll be a well-informed, multi-perspective discussion.
General admission, face value £12.50. Please arrive on time.