West Asia has been in a state of deep conflict and instability in the aftermath of the Arab Spring uprisings. With the International community unable to diffuse conflict, be it in Syria or Yemen, the great game is afoot in West Asia. Join us as we discuss the multiple dimensions associated with the geopolitical shifts underway in the region.
(6:01) The impact of the Arab Spring uprisings
(11:54) The chronic conflict in Syria and its international dimension
(14:42) The significance of the recent U.S. airstrikes in Syria
(18:48) Is Syria the theatre for a new geo-strategic ‘great game’?
(23:46) The contours of the conflict in Yemen
Produced by Virpratap Vikram Singh and Arjun Chawla
Theme Music by Rohan Dalal