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How Syria’s history plays into current crisis


Both President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry laid out the case for possible military strikes against the Syrian regime. NBC Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel reports on Syrian preparations for a possible U.S. strike on the country. Retired Army Col. Jack Jacobs, PBS Newshour’s Christina Bellantoni, former Assist. Sec. of State for Public Affairs PJ Crowley, and Ed Husain from the Council on Foreign Relations join Melissa Harris-Perry to discuss how the region’s history plays into what’s happening now.