The fate of Aleppo, the largest city in Syria, remains unclear today. Government forces, backed by Russia, continue their siege of the city, aiming to regain control of the eastern side of the city, which has been under rebel control since 2012.
Here & Now's Eric Westervelt speaks with the BBC’s Syria correspondent Rami Ruhayem about the fighting there.
This segment aired on August 2, 2016. The audio for this segment is not available.