Sen. Chris Murphy on why America's Syria failure goes beyond Trump


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Worldly continues its series on progressive foreign policy with one of its leading proponents, Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT). A member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Murphy has strongly criticized the way both Republicans and Democrats have conducted world affairs for decades and proposes a completely new path. In his chat with Alex, Murphy also blasts Trump's Syria policy, but he notes that America's failures there extend far beyond the president himself. Oh, and a 1988 Ford Taurus comes up.

Links to resources discussed:

A piece that provides more background on the Syrian situation

Senator Murphy’s Atlantic article

Senator Murphy speaking at CFR


US Senator Chris Murphy (@ChrisMurphyCT)


Alex Ward (@AlexWardVox), national security reporter, Vox

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