A Conversation with Senator Bill Nelson

Tuesday, January 30, 2007
Speaker
Bill Nelson
Member, U.S. Senate (D-FL)
Presider
Thomas R. Pickering
Vice Chairman, Hills & Company

As Syria expands its influence in the Middle East through relationships with Iran and Hezbollah, the Bush Administration has publicly criticized it for undermining democratic reform in the region. After a controversial trip to Syria in mid-December, where he met with President Bashar al-Assad, Senator Bill Nelson said he believes there is a "crack in the door for discussions to continue" with Syria about its role in Iraq. Join him as he discusses his trip and gives his analysis of current U.S. policy.

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