Jonathan Spyer, a uniquely knowledgeable journalist and author, tells Voice of Israel’s Eve Harow (a friend from Los Angeles who now lives in Israel) why Syria is gone, and why the Levant is devolving to its savage Islamist roots.
Dr. Jonathan Spyer is a senior research fellow at the Global Research in International Affairs Center in Herzliya, Israel, and a fellow at the Middle East Forum. He is the author of The Transforming Fire: The Rise of the Israel-Islamist Conflict (Continuum, 2010) and a columnist at the Jerusalem Post newspaper. Spyer holds a PhD in International Relations from the London School of Economics and a Masters’ Degree in Middle East Politics from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London. His blog can be followed at: http://jonathanspyer.com/.
This interview will help explain what’s going on in the Middle East.