Topic: Farouk al-Sharaa
Mr. Sharaa says that both the regime and rebels will need to work together to resolve the conflict in Syria, since neither has exclusive rights to dictate the country's future.
The failures of Syrian autocrat Bashar al-Assad are laid bare by an American academic who once found the regime impressive.
The outing marks the Syrian president's first appearance in public since a bombing last month that killed four of his top security officials.
The government crackdowns on Homs and Hama continued today, reinforcing the opposition's doubts that the Assad regime will pursue reforms.
07/11/2011 10:24 am