Paris court rules on validity of France’s arrest warrant for Syrian president

An appeals court in Paris has ruled that an international arrest warrant issued by France against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is valid. The warrant was issued against Assad in connection with alleged crimes against humanity and chemical weapons attacks in Syria in 2013. Host Marco Werman speaks with Natasha Hall, a senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, about how Assad has gone from international pariah to reputational rehabilitation and acceptable state-player.

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