On Sunday 15 September, The Hague Institute expert and Ambassador in Residence, Boudewijn van Eenennaam visited Buitenhof to discuss Syria and the foreign policy response of US President Barack Obama.
The foreign policy of President Obama attracts increasing criticism. Recently Obama announced a crackdown on Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Syria without the consent of the United Nations. Now it seems a Security Council resolution may be a solution after all. Did Obama carefully think through his foreign policy and how reliable are the Russians? A discussion with Boudewijn van Eenennaam, ambassador in residence at The Hague Institute for Global Justice and former ambassador to Washington, DC and former Director-General for Political Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Watch the full interview [Time: 00:00-12:50]