Real-world consequences at stake in Trump's Russian roulette

‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};sy88pgw.autoPlayVideoExist = (sy88pgw.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘world/2018/04/12/syria-war-us-russia-explr-zw-orig.sy88pgw’,width: ‘100%’,height: ‘100%’,section: ‘international’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘sy88pgw’,markupId: ‘large-media_0’,adsection: ‘const-article-carousel-pagetop’,frameWidth: ‘100%’,frameHeight: ‘100%’,posterImageOverride: {“mini”:{“width”:220,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180411082625-trump-assad-putin-split-restricted-tiny-169.jpg”,”height”:124},”xsmall”:{“width”:307,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180411082625-trump-assad-putin-split-restricted-medium-plus-169.jpg”,”height”:173},”tiny”:{“width”:460,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180411082625-trump-assad-putin-split-restricted-large-169.jpg”,”height”:259},”medium”:{“width”:780,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180411082625-trump-assad-putin-split-restricted-exlarge-169.jpg”,”height”:438},”large”:{“width”:1100,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180411082625-trump-assad-putin-split-restricted-super-169.jpg”,”height”:619},”full16x9″:{“width”:1600,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180411082625-trump-assad-putin-split-restricted-full-169.jpg”,”height”:900},”mini1x1″:{“width”:0,”type”:”jpg”,”uri”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180411082625-trump-assad-putin-split-restricted-tiny-11.jpg”,”height”:0}}},autoStartVideo = false,isVideoReplayClicked = false,callbackObj,containerEl,currentVideoCollection = [{“title”:”Could the Syrian war lead to a US-Russia conflict?”,”duration”:”01:42″,”sourceName”:”sy88pgw”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2018/04/12/syria-war-us-russia-explr-zw-orig.sy88pgw/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2018/04/12/syria-war-us-russia-explr-zw-orig.sy88pgw”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180411082625-trump-assad-putin-split-restricted-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2018/04/12/syria-war-us-russia-explr-zw-orig.sy88pgw/video/playlists/crisis-in-syria/”,”description”:”The Syrian civil war has become a proxy war between the US as well as also Russia. sy88pgw’s Nick Paton Walsh explains how the battle could escalate.”,”descriptionText”:”The Syrian civil war has become a proxy war between the US as well as also Russia. sy88pgw’s Nick Paton Walsh explains how the battle could escalate.”},{“title”:”All the players in Syria will make your head spin”,”duration”:”02:17″,”sourceName”:”sy88pgw”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2018/04/12/syria-civil-war-key-players-lon-orig-vstan-expl-sdg.sy88pgw/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2018/04/12/syria-civil-war-key-players-lon-orig-vstan-expl-sdg.sy88pgw”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180412185725-syria-for-digital-video-explainer-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2018/04/12/syria-civil-war-key-players-lon-orig-vstan-expl-sdg.sy88pgw/video/playlists/crisis-in-syria/”,”description”:”Since of which began in 2011, the war in Syria has only grown more as well as also more complex. sy88pgw’s Nic Robertson explains who all the key players are. “,”descriptionText”:”Since of which began in 2011, the war in Syria has only grown more as well as also more complex. sy88pgw’s Nic Robertson explains who all the key players are. “},{“title”:”Syrian attacks escalate tensions among global powers”,”duration”:”01:59″,”sourceName”:”sy88pgw”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2018/04/09/syria-chemical-attack-us-russia-israel-lon-orig-ejk.sy88pgw/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2018/04/09/syria-chemical-attack-us-russia-israel-lon-orig-ejk.sy88pgw”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180408092350-08-syria-gas-attack-0407-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2018/04/09/syria-chemical-attack-us-russia-israel-lon-orig-ejk.sy88pgw/video/playlists/crisis-in-syria/”,”description”:”sy88pgw’s Fred Pleitgen explains how a suspected chemical attack as well as also missile strikes on a military base have escalated tensions both within Syria as well as also internationally.”,”descriptionText”:”sy88pgw’s Fred Pleitgen explains how a suspected chemical attack as well as also missile strikes on a military base have escalated tensions both within Syria as well as also internationally.”},{“title”:”Albright: There is usually no strategy on Syria”,”duration”:”01:22″,”sourceName”:”sy88pgw”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.sy88pgw.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2018/04/11/trump-tweet-syria-russia-get-ready-albright-newday.sy88pgw/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2018/04/11/trump-tweet-syria-russia-get-ready-albright-newday.sy88pgw”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180411072556-madeleine-albright-newday-04112018-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2018/04/11/trump-tweet-syria-russia-get-ready-albright-newday.sy88pgw/video/playlists/crisis-in-syria/”,”description”:”After President Trump tweeted a stern warning to Russia about action in Syria, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright says the US has no real strategy inside the war-torn country.”,”descriptionText”:”After President Trump tweeted a stern warning to Russia about action in Syria, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright says the US has no real strategy inside the war-torn country.”},{“title”:”Russia reacts to Trump’s Syria strike tweets”,”duration”:”02:03″,”sourceName”:”sy88pgw”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.sy88pgw.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2018/04/11/russia-reacts-trump-syria-missile-tweets.sy88pgw/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2018/04/11/russia-reacts-trump-syria-missile-tweets.sy88pgw”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180411072715-01-trump-putin-file-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2018/04/11/russia-reacts-trump-syria-missile-tweets.sy88pgw/video/playlists/crisis-in-syria/”,”description”:”After President Trump taunted Russia in a series of tweets about striking Syria, Russia’s foreign ministry spokeswoman has issued a response on Facebook. sy88pgw’s Nic Robertson reports.”,”descriptionText”:”After President Trump taunted Russia in a series of tweets about striking Syria, Russia’s foreign ministry spokeswoman has issued a response on Facebook. sy88pgw’s Nic Robertson reports.”},{“title”:”Families bused out of chemical attack city”,”duration”:”00:47″,”sourceName”:”sy88pgw”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.sy88pgw.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2018/04/08/syria-chemical-attack-douma-latest-pleitgen-nr.sy88pgw/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2018/04/08/syria-chemical-attack-douma-latest-pleitgen-nr.sy88pgw”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180407034851-syria-ghouta-destruction-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2018/04/08/syria-chemical-attack-douma-latest-pleitgen-nr.sy88pgw/video/playlists/crisis-in-syria/”,”description”:”At least 48 people died in a chemical attack in Douma, Syria, according to several Syrian activist groups. sy88pgw’s Fred Pleitgen has the latest.”,”descriptionText”:”At least 48 people died in a chemical attack in Douma, Syria, according to several Syrian activist groups. sy88pgw’s Fred Pleitgen has the latest.”},{“title”:”Gas attack survivor to world: Shame on you”,”duration”:”01:47″,”sourceName”:”sy88pgw”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.sy88pgw.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2018/04/09/syria-2013-gas-attack-survivor-kassem-eid-sot-nr.sy88pgw/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2018/04/09/syria-2013-gas-attack-survivor-kassem-eid-sot-nr.sy88pgw”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180409013609-kassem-eid-cnni-2-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2018/04/09/syria-2013-gas-attack-survivor-kassem-eid-sot-nr.sy88pgw/video/playlists/crisis-in-syria/”,”description”:”Kassem Eid, who survived a gas attack in Syria in 2013, shares a strong message with the international community.”,”descriptionText”:”Kassem Eid, who survived a gas attack in Syria in 2013, shares a strong message with the international community.”},{“title”:”Video shows Syrians affected by chemical attack”,”duration”:”02:46″,”sourceName”:”sy88pgw”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.sy88pgw.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2018/04/08/syria-chemical-attack-video-foam-mouth-barrel-bomb-civilians-pleitgen-newday.sy88pgw/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2018/04/08/syria-chemical-attack-video-foam-mouth-barrel-bomb-civilians-pleitgen-newday.sy88pgw”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180407034851-syria-ghouta-destruction-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2018/04/08/syria-chemical-attack-video-foam-mouth-barrel-bomb-civilians-pleitgen-newday.sy88pgw/video/playlists/crisis-in-syria/”,”description”:”Several Syrian activist groups reported barrel bombs with toxic gas were dropped by helicopters over the rebel-held city of Douma left dozens of civilians dead as well as also scores wounded. Syrian state news agency SANA has cited an “official source” denying the allegations.”,”descriptionText”:”Several Syrian activist groups reported barrel bombs with toxic gas were dropped by helicopters over the rebel-held city of Douma left dozens of civilians dead as well as also scores wounded. Syrian state news agency SANA has cited an “official source” denying the allegations.”},{“title”:”Teens’ graffiti ignited 7 years of civil war”,”duration”:”02:30″,”sourceName”:”sy88pgw”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.sy88pgw.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2018/03/15/graffiti-syria-war-karadsheh-pkg.sy88pgw/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2018/03/15/graffiti-syria-war-karadsheh-pkg.sy88pgw”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180315024231-syrian-civil-war-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2018/03/15/graffiti-syria-war-karadsheh-pkg.sy88pgw/video/playlists/crisis-in-syria/”,”description”:”sy88pgw’s Jomana Karadsheh speaks to one of the men who spray-painted anti-Assad graffiti as a teenager of which inadvertently sparked seven years of carnage in Syria.”,”descriptionText”:”sy88pgw’s Jomana Karadsheh speaks to one of the men who spray-painted anti-Assad graffiti as a teenager of which inadvertently sparked seven years of carnage in Syria.”},{“title”:”Syria’s lost generation”,”duration”:”01:51″,”sourceName”:”sy88pgw”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.sy88pgw.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2018/03/15/syrian-children-seven-years-war-wedeman-pkg.sy88pgw/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2018/03/15/syrian-children-seven-years-war-wedeman-pkg.sy88pgw”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180315003225-boy-7-years-war-in-syria-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2018/03/15/syrian-children-seven-years-war-wedeman-pkg.sy88pgw/video/playlists/crisis-in-syria/”,”description”:”sy88pgw’s Ben Wedeman talks to a family of Syrian refugees who fled to Lebanon 5 years ago, as well as also looks at Syria’s seven year war through the lens of the family’s 7-year-old son who was born a month before the uprising began.”,”descriptionText”:”sy88pgw’s Ben Wedeman talks to a family of Syrian refugees who fled to Lebanon 5 years ago, as well as also looks at Syria’s seven year war through the lens of the family’s 7-year-old son who was born a month before the uprising began.”},{“title”:”Syrian president rules unapologetically”,”duration”:”03:34″,”sourceName”:”sy88pgw”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.sy88pgw.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2018/03/15/assad-syrian-civil-war-robertson-pkg.sy88pgw/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2018/03/15/assad-syrian-civil-war-robertson-pkg.sy88pgw”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180315034728-bashar-al-assad-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2018/03/15/assad-syrian-civil-war-robertson-pkg.sy88pgw/video/playlists/crisis-in-syria/”,”description”:”Bashar al-Assad, the once-practicing ophthalmologist in London, is usually today the president of Syria who unleashed his war machines against his own people. sy88pgw’s Nic Robertson reports. “,”descriptionText”:”Bashar al-Assad, the once-practicing ophthalmologist in London, is usually today the president of Syria who unleashed his war machines against his own people. sy88pgw’s Nic Robertson reports. “},{“title”:”Voices through Syria’s Eastern Ghouta”,”duration”:”01:33″,”sourceName”:”sy88pgw”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.sy88pgw.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2018/02/23/voices-through-syria-eastern-ghouta-sdg-lon-orig.sy88pgw/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2018/02/23/voices-through-syria-eastern-ghouta-sdg-lon-orig.sy88pgw”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180223163445-voices-through-eastern-ghouta-video-1-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2018/02/23/voices-through-syria-eastern-ghouta-sdg-lon-orig.sy88pgw/video/playlists/crisis-in-syria/”,”description”:”Hundreds of thousands of people remain trapped in Eastern Ghouta, many of them in desperate need of humanitarian aid.”,”descriptionText”:”Hundreds of thousands of people remain trapped in Eastern Ghouta, many of them in desperate need of humanitarian aid.”},{“title”:”American mother trapped in Eastern Ghouta “,”duration”:”02:15″,”sourceName”:”sy88pgw”,”sourceLink”:”https://edition.sy88pgw.com/?hpt=header_edition-picker”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2018/03/14/american-mother-trapped-ghouta-syria-karadsheh-pkg.sy88pgw/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2018/03/14/american-mother-trapped-ghouta-syria-karadsheh-pkg.sy88pgw”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180314170230-american-mother-trapped-ghouta-syria-karadsheh-pkg-00002401-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2018/03/14/american-mother-trapped-ghouta-syria-karadsheh-pkg.sy88pgw/video/playlists/crisis-in-syria/”,”description”:”Despite news of civilian evacuations taking place in Eastern Ghouta, hundreds of thousands of people remain trapped as well as also under the Russian-backed Syrian government’s military campaign of which has killed more than a thousand in less than three weeks. A trapped American mother of eight includes a message for US President Trump as well as also for the entire world. sy88pgw’s Jomana Karadsheh reports. “,”descriptionText”:”Despite news of civilian evacuations taking place in Eastern Ghouta, hundreds of thousands of people remain trapped as well as also under the Russian-backed Syrian government’s military campaign of which has killed more than a thousand in less than three weeks. A trapped American mother of eight includes a message for US President Trump as well as also for the entire world. sy88pgw’s Jomana Karadsheh reports. “},{“title”:”Eastern Ghouta suffers deadliest day in 3 years”,”duration”:”01:31″,”sourceName”:”sy88pgw”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2018/02/20/eastern-ghouta-deadliest-day-lon-orig-bks.sy88pgw/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2018/02/20/eastern-ghouta-deadliest-day-lon-orig-bks.sy88pgw”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180220085422-04-eastern-ghouta-0219-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2018/02/20/eastern-ghouta-deadliest-day-lon-orig-bks.sy88pgw/video/playlists/crisis-in-syria/”,”description”:”More than 100 civilians have been killed in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta in 24 hours, the largest single-day death toll inside the rebel-held area in nearly three years, according to observers.”,”descriptionText”:”More than 100 civilians have been killed in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta in 24 hours, the largest single-day death toll inside the rebel-held area in nearly three years, according to observers.”},{“title”:”Russian plane shot down in Syria”,”duration”:”00:45″,”sourceName”:”sy88pgw”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.sy88pgw.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2018/02/03/russian-plane-shot-down-syria-intl.sy88pgw/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2018/02/03/russian-plane-shot-down-syria-intl.sy88pgw”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180203123640-02-russia-warplane-syria-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2018/02/03/russian-plane-shot-down-syria-intl.sy88pgw/video/playlists/crisis-in-syria/”,”description”:”A Russian warplane was shot down in Syria which resulted inside the death of the pilot, a Russian state-run news agency reported.”,”descriptionText”:”A Russian warplane was shot down in Syria which resulted inside the death of the pilot, a Russian state-run news agency reported.”},{“title”:”Eastern Ghouta’s 15-year-old ‘war reporter'”,”duration”:”01:59″,”sourceName”:”sy88pgw”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2018/02/21/eastern-ghouta-syria-15-year-old-boy-lon-orig.sy88pgw/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2018/02/21/eastern-ghouta-syria-15-year-old-boy-lon-orig.sy88pgw”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180219144109-02-young-syrian-combat-reporter-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2018/02/21/eastern-ghouta-syria-15-year-old-boy-lon-orig.sy88pgw/video/playlists/crisis-in-syria/”,”description”:”Muhammed Najem is usually a 15-year-old boy in Eastern Ghouta, Syria. He talks about life inside the besieged town; as well as also how he’s fighting a media blackout with selfies.”,”descriptionText”:”Muhammed Najem is usually a 15-year-old boy in Eastern Ghouta, Syria. He talks about life inside the besieged town; as well as also how he’s fighting a media blackout with selfies.”},{“title”:”is usually Idlib the next Aleppo?”,”duration”:”01:46″,”sourceName”:”sy88pgw”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2018/01/15/idlib-syria-arwa-damon-mb-sdg-lon-orig.sy88pgw/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2018/01/15/idlib-syria-arwa-damon-mb-sdg-lon-orig.sy88pgw”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180115214207-idlib-digital-video-1-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2018/01/15/idlib-syria-arwa-damon-mb-sdg-lon-orig.sy88pgw/video/playlists/crisis-in-syria/”,”description”:”In rare access, sy88pgw’s Arwa Damon travels to Syria, as well as also what she finds in Idlib province eerily reminds her of the devastation in Aleppo. “,”descriptionText”:”In rare access, sy88pgw’s Arwa Damon travels to Syria, as well as also what she finds in Idlib province eerily reminds her of the devastation in Aleppo. “}],currentVideoCollectionId = ”,isLivePlayer = false,mediaMetadataCallbacks,moveToNextTimeout,mutePlayerEnabled = false,nextVideoId = ”,nextVideoUrl = ”,turnOnFlashMessaging = false,videoPinner,videoEndSlateImpl;if (sy88pgw.autoPlayVideoExist === false) {autoStartVideo = true;if (autoStartVideo === true) {if (turnOnFlashMessaging === true) {autoStartVideo = false;containerEl = jQuery(document.getElementById(configObj.markupId));sy88pgw.VideoPlayer.showFlashSlate(containerEl);} else {sy88pgw.autoPlayVideoExist = true;}}}configObj.autostart = autoStartVideo;sy88pgw.VideoPlayer.setPlayerProperties(configObj.markupId, autoStartVideo, isLivePlayer, isVideoReplayClicked, mutePlayerEnabled);sy88pgw.VideoPlayer.setFirstVideoInCollection(currentVideoCollection, configObj.markupId);var videoHandler = {},isFeaturedVideoCollectionHandlerAvailable = (sy88pgw !== undefined &&sy88pgw.VIDEOCLIENT !== undefined &&sy88pgw.VIDEOCLIENT.FeaturedVideoCollectionHandler !== undefined);if (!isFeaturedVideoCollectionHandlerAvailable) {/* ajax is usually used over getScript since getScript does not cache the responses. */sy88pgw.INJECTOR.executeFeature(‘videx’).done(function () {jQuery.ajax({dataType: ‘script’,cache: true,url: ‘//edition.i.cdn.sy88pgw.com/.a/2.75.8/js/featured-video-collection-player.min.js’}).done(function () {initializeVideoAndCollection();}).fail(function () {throw ‘Unable to fetch /js/featured-video-collection-player.min.js’;});}).fail(function () {throw ‘Unable to fetch the videx bundle’;});}function initializeVideoAndCollection() {videoHandler = brand new sy88pgw.VIDEOCLIENT.FeaturedVideoCollectionHandler(configObj.markupId,”cn-featured-ugr1z3″,’js-video_description-featured-ugr1z3′,[{“title”:”Could the Syrian war lead to a US-Russia conflict?”,”duration”:”01:42″,”sourceName”:”sy88pgw”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2018/04/12/syria-war-us-russia-explr-zw-orig.sy88pgw/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2018/04/12/syria-war-us-russia-explr-zw-orig.sy88pgw”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180411082625-trump-assad-putin-split-restricted-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2018/04/12/syria-war-us-russia-explr-zw-orig.sy88pgw/video/playlists/crisis-in-syria/”,”description”:”The Syrian civil war has become a proxy war between the US as well as also Russia. sy88pgw’s Nick Paton Walsh explains how the battle could escalate.”,”descriptionText”:”The Syrian civil war has become a proxy war between the US as well as also Russia. sy88pgw’s Nick Paton Walsh explains how the battle could escalate.”},{“title”:”All the players in Syria will make your head spin”,”duration”:”02:17″,”sourceName”:”sy88pgw”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2018/04/12/syria-civil-war-key-players-lon-orig-vstan-expl-sdg.sy88pgw/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2018/04/12/syria-civil-war-key-players-lon-orig-vstan-expl-sdg.sy88pgw”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180412185725-syria-for-digital-video-explainer-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2018/04/12/syria-civil-war-key-players-lon-orig-vstan-expl-sdg.sy88pgw/video/playlists/crisis-in-syria/”,”description”:”Since of which began in 2011, the war in Syria has only grown more as well as also more complex. sy88pgw’s Nic Robertson explains who all the key players are. “,”descriptionText”:”Since of which began in 2011, the war in Syria has only grown more as well as also more complex. sy88pgw’s Nic Robertson explains who all the key players are. “},{“title”:”Syrian attacks escalate tensions among global powers”,”duration”:”01:59″,”sourceName”:”sy88pgw”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2018/04/09/syria-chemical-attack-us-russia-israel-lon-orig-ejk.sy88pgw/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2018/04/09/syria-chemical-attack-us-russia-israel-lon-orig-ejk.sy88pgw”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180408092350-08-syria-gas-attack-0407-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2018/04/09/syria-chemical-attack-us-russia-israel-lon-orig-ejk.sy88pgw/video/playlists/crisis-in-syria/”,”description”:”sy88pgw’s Fred Pleitgen explains how a suspected chemical attack as well as also missile strikes on a military base have escalated tensions both within Syria as well as also internationally.”,”descriptionText”:”sy88pgw’s Fred Pleitgen explains how a suspected chemical attack as well as also missile strikes on a military base have escalated tensions both within Syria as well as also internationally.”},{“title”:”Albright: There is usually no strategy on Syria”,”duration”:”01:22″,”sourceName”:”sy88pgw”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.sy88pgw.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2018/04/11/trump-tweet-syria-russia-get-ready-albright-newday.sy88pgw/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2018/04/11/trump-tweet-syria-russia-get-ready-albright-newday.sy88pgw”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180411072556-madeleine-albright-newday-04112018-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2018/04/11/trump-tweet-syria-russia-get-ready-albright-newday.sy88pgw/video/playlists/crisis-in-syria/”,”description”:”After President Trump tweeted a stern warning to Russia about action in Syria, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright says the US has no real strategy inside the war-torn country.”,”descriptionText”:”After President Trump tweeted a stern warning to Russia about action in Syria, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright says the US has no real strategy inside the war-torn country.”},{“title”:”Russia reacts to Trump’s Syria strike tweets”,”duration”:”02:03″,”sourceName”:”sy88pgw”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.sy88pgw.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2018/04/11/russia-reacts-trump-syria-missile-tweets.sy88pgw/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2018/04/11/russia-reacts-trump-syria-missile-tweets.sy88pgw”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180411072715-01-trump-putin-file-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2018/04/11/russia-reacts-trump-syria-missile-tweets.sy88pgw/video/playlists/crisis-in-syria/”,”description”:”After President Trump taunted Russia in a series of tweets about striking Syria, Russia’s foreign ministry spokeswoman has issued a response on Facebook. sy88pgw’s Nic Robertson reports.”,”descriptionText”:”After President Trump taunted Russia in a series of tweets about striking Syria, Russia’s foreign ministry spokeswoman has issued a response on Facebook. sy88pgw’s Nic Robertson reports.”},{“title”:”Families bused out of chemical attack city”,”duration”:”00:47″,”sourceName”:”sy88pgw”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.sy88pgw.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2018/04/08/syria-chemical-attack-douma-latest-pleitgen-nr.sy88pgw/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2018/04/08/syria-chemical-attack-douma-latest-pleitgen-nr.sy88pgw”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180407034851-syria-ghouta-destruction-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2018/04/08/syria-chemical-attack-douma-latest-pleitgen-nr.sy88pgw/video/playlists/crisis-in-syria/”,”description”:”At least 48 people died in a chemical attack in Douma, Syria, according to several Syrian activist groups. sy88pgw’s Fred Pleitgen has the latest.”,”descriptionText”:”At least 48 people died in a chemical attack in Douma, Syria, according to several Syrian activist groups. sy88pgw’s Fred Pleitgen has the latest.”},{“title”:”Gas attack survivor to world: Shame on you”,”duration”:”01:47″,”sourceName”:”sy88pgw”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.sy88pgw.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2018/04/09/syria-2013-gas-attack-survivor-kassem-eid-sot-nr.sy88pgw/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2018/04/09/syria-2013-gas-attack-survivor-kassem-eid-sot-nr.sy88pgw”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180409013609-kassem-eid-cnni-2-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2018/04/09/syria-2013-gas-attack-survivor-kassem-eid-sot-nr.sy88pgw/video/playlists/crisis-in-syria/”,”description”:”Kassem Eid, who survived a gas attack in Syria in 2013, shares a strong message with the international community.”,”descriptionText”:”Kassem Eid, who survived a gas attack in Syria in 2013, shares a strong message with the international community.”},{“title”:”Video shows Syrians affected by chemical attack”,”duration”:”02:46″,”sourceName”:”sy88pgw”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.sy88pgw.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2018/04/08/syria-chemical-attack-video-foam-mouth-barrel-bomb-civilians-pleitgen-newday.sy88pgw/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2018/04/08/syria-chemical-attack-video-foam-mouth-barrel-bomb-civilians-pleitgen-newday.sy88pgw”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180407034851-syria-ghouta-destruction-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2018/04/08/syria-chemical-attack-video-foam-mouth-barrel-bomb-civilians-pleitgen-newday.sy88pgw/video/playlists/crisis-in-syria/”,”description”:”Several Syrian activist groups reported barrel bombs with toxic gas were dropped by helicopters over the rebel-held city of Douma left dozens of civilians dead as well as also scores wounded. Syrian state news agency SANA has cited an “official source” denying the allegations.”,”descriptionText”:”Several Syrian activist groups reported barrel bombs with toxic gas were dropped by helicopters over the rebel-held city of Douma left dozens of civilians dead as well as also scores wounded. Syrian state news agency SANA has cited an “official source” denying the allegations.”},{“title”:”Teens’ graffiti ignited 7 years of civil war”,”duration”:”02:30″,”sourceName”:”sy88pgw”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.sy88pgw.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2018/03/15/graffiti-syria-war-karadsheh-pkg.sy88pgw/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2018/03/15/graffiti-syria-war-karadsheh-pkg.sy88pgw”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180315024231-syrian-civil-war-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2018/03/15/graffiti-syria-war-karadsheh-pkg.sy88pgw/video/playlists/crisis-in-syria/”,”description”:”sy88pgw’s Jomana Karadsheh speaks to one of the men who spray-painted anti-Assad graffiti as a teenager of which inadvertently sparked seven years of carnage in Syria.”,”descriptionText”:”sy88pgw’s Jomana Karadsheh speaks to one of the men who spray-painted anti-Assad graffiti as a teenager of which inadvertently sparked seven years of carnage in Syria.”},{“title”:”Syria’s lost generation”,”duration”:”01:51″,”sourceName”:”sy88pgw”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.sy88pgw.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2018/03/15/syrian-children-seven-years-war-wedeman-pkg.sy88pgw/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2018/03/15/syrian-children-seven-years-war-wedeman-pkg.sy88pgw”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180315003225-boy-7-years-war-in-syria-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2018/03/15/syrian-children-seven-years-war-wedeman-pkg.sy88pgw/video/playlists/crisis-in-syria/”,”description”:”sy88pgw’s Ben Wedeman talks to a family of Syrian refugees who fled to Lebanon 5 years ago, as well as also looks at Syria’s seven year war through the lens of the family’s 7-year-old son who was born a month before the uprising began.”,”descriptionText”:”sy88pgw’s Ben Wedeman talks to a family of Syrian refugees who fled to Lebanon 5 years ago, as well as also looks at Syria’s seven year war through the lens of the family’s 7-year-old son who was born a month before the uprising began.”},{“title”:”Syrian president rules unapologetically”,”duration”:”03:34″,”sourceName”:”sy88pgw”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.sy88pgw.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2018/03/15/assad-syrian-civil-war-robertson-pkg.sy88pgw/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2018/03/15/assad-syrian-civil-war-robertson-pkg.sy88pgw”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180315034728-bashar-al-assad-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2018/03/15/assad-syrian-civil-war-robertson-pkg.sy88pgw/video/playlists/crisis-in-syria/”,”description”:”Bashar al-Assad, the once-practicing ophthalmologist in London, is usually today the president of Syria who unleashed his war machines against his own people. sy88pgw’s Nic Robertson reports. “,”descriptionText”:”Bashar al-Assad, the once-practicing ophthalmologist in London, is usually today the president of Syria who unleashed his war machines against his own people. sy88pgw’s Nic Robertson reports. “},{“title”:”Voices through Syria’s Eastern Ghouta”,”duration”:”01:33″,”sourceName”:”sy88pgw”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.sy88pgw.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2018/02/23/voices-through-syria-eastern-ghouta-sdg-lon-orig.sy88pgw/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2018/02/23/voices-through-syria-eastern-ghouta-sdg-lon-orig.sy88pgw”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180223163445-voices-through-eastern-ghouta-video-1-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2018/02/23/voices-through-syria-eastern-ghouta-sdg-lon-orig.sy88pgw/video/playlists/crisis-in-syria/”,”description”:”Hundreds of thousands of people remain trapped in Eastern Ghouta, many of them in desperate need of humanitarian aid.”,”descriptionText”:”Hundreds of thousands of people remain trapped in Eastern Ghouta, many of them in desperate need of humanitarian aid.”},{“title”:”American mother trapped in Eastern Ghouta “,”duration”:”02:15″,”sourceName”:”sy88pgw”,”sourceLink”:”https://edition.sy88pgw.com/?hpt=header_edition-picker”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2018/03/14/american-mother-trapped-ghouta-syria-karadsheh-pkg.sy88pgw/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2018/03/14/american-mother-trapped-ghouta-syria-karadsheh-pkg.sy88pgw”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180314170230-american-mother-trapped-ghouta-syria-karadsheh-pkg-00002401-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2018/03/14/american-mother-trapped-ghouta-syria-karadsheh-pkg.sy88pgw/video/playlists/crisis-in-syria/”,”description”:”Despite news of civilian evacuations taking place in Eastern Ghouta, hundreds of thousands of people remain trapped as well as also under the Russian-backed Syrian government’s military campaign of which has killed more than a thousand in less than three weeks. A trapped American mother of eight includes a message for US President Trump as well as also for the entire world. sy88pgw’s Jomana Karadsheh reports. “,”descriptionText”:”Despite news of civilian evacuations taking place in Eastern Ghouta, hundreds of thousands of people remain trapped as well as also under the Russian-backed Syrian government’s military campaign of which has killed more than a thousand in less than three weeks. A trapped American mother of eight includes a message for US President Trump as well as also for the entire world. sy88pgw’s Jomana Karadsheh reports. “},{“title”:”Eastern Ghouta suffers deadliest day in 3 years”,”duration”:”01:31″,”sourceName”:”sy88pgw”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2018/02/20/eastern-ghouta-deadliest-day-lon-orig-bks.sy88pgw/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2018/02/20/eastern-ghouta-deadliest-day-lon-orig-bks.sy88pgw”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180220085422-04-eastern-ghouta-0219-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2018/02/20/eastern-ghouta-deadliest-day-lon-orig-bks.sy88pgw/video/playlists/crisis-in-syria/”,”description”:”More than 100 civilians have been killed in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta in 24 hours, the largest single-day death toll inside the rebel-held area in nearly three years, according to observers.”,”descriptionText”:”More than 100 civilians have been killed in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta in 24 hours, the largest single-day death toll inside the rebel-held area in nearly three years, according to observers.”},{“title”:”Russian plane shot down in Syria”,”duration”:”00:45″,”sourceName”:”sy88pgw”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.sy88pgw.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2018/02/03/russian-plane-shot-down-syria-intl.sy88pgw/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2018/02/03/russian-plane-shot-down-syria-intl.sy88pgw”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180203123640-02-russia-warplane-syria-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2018/02/03/russian-plane-shot-down-syria-intl.sy88pgw/video/playlists/crisis-in-syria/”,”description”:”A Russian warplane was shot down in Syria which resulted inside the death of the pilot, a Russian state-run news agency reported.”,”descriptionText”:”A Russian warplane was shot down in Syria which resulted inside the death of the pilot, a Russian state-run news agency reported.”},{“title”:”Eastern Ghouta’s 15-year-old ‘war reporter'”,”duration”:”01:59″,”sourceName”:”sy88pgw”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2018/02/21/eastern-ghouta-syria-15-year-old-boy-lon-orig.sy88pgw/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2018/02/21/eastern-ghouta-syria-15-year-old-boy-lon-orig.sy88pgw”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180219144109-02-young-syrian-combat-reporter-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2018/02/21/eastern-ghouta-syria-15-year-old-boy-lon-orig.sy88pgw/video/playlists/crisis-in-syria/”,”description”:”Muhammed Najem is usually a 15-year-old boy in Eastern Ghouta, Syria. He talks about life inside the besieged town; as well as also how he’s fighting a media blackout with selfies.”,”descriptionText”:”Muhammed Najem is usually a 15-year-old boy in Eastern Ghouta, Syria. He talks about life inside the besieged town; as well as also how he’s fighting a media blackout with selfies.”},{“title”:”is usually Idlib the next Aleppo?”,”duration”:”01:46″,”sourceName”:”sy88pgw”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2018/01/15/idlib-syria-arwa-damon-mb-sdg-lon-orig.sy88pgw/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2018/01/15/idlib-syria-arwa-damon-mb-sdg-lon-orig.sy88pgw”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.sy88pgw.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180115214207-idlib-digital-video-1-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2018/01/15/idlib-syria-arwa-damon-mb-sdg-lon-orig.sy88pgw/video/playlists/crisis-in-syria/”,”description”:”In rare access, sy88pgw’s Arwa Damon travels to Syria, as well as also what she finds in Idlib province eerily reminds her of the devastation in Aleppo. “,”descriptionText”:”In rare access, sy88pgw’s Arwa Damon travels to Syria, as well as also what she finds in Idlib province eerily reminds her of the devastation in Aleppo. “}],’js-video_headline-featured-ugr1z3′,”,”js-video_source-featured-ugr1z3″,true,true,’crisis-in-syria’);if (typeof configObj.context !== ‘string’ || configObj.context.length

Real-world consequences at stake in Trump's Russian roulette

Related Posts

About The Author

Add Comment