The Middle East Institute is honored to host Syria experts Radwan Ziadeh, Ausama Monajed, Amb. Theodore Kattouf, and Andrew Tabler for a panel discussion about the domestic and regional implications of the ongoing political unrest and violence in Syria. With protests continuing to rock Syria for the sixth month, the Assad government recently introduced a law allowing the formation of independent parties. But protesters say it's too little too late and point to the government's ongoing crackdown. As violence mounts and Syria's opposition remains divided, concerns grow about the eruption of civil war and increased sectarianism. With few apparent solutions on the horizon, some are looking to Syria's neighbor Turkey for a way out. Panelists will discuss the unfolding crisis in Syria, as well as options for a possible resolution.