Topic: Syrian Arab Army
Most of the Syrian refugees recovering in a Lebanese hospital are from small towns near the border. Their stories illustrate the perils facing many Syrians as Assad's regime cracks down.
12/20/2011 01:53 pm
Human rights groups estimate that at least 110 Syrians were killed yesterday, which would be the highest single-day death toll in the nine-month uprising.
12/20/2011 08:24 am
Syria agreed to the monitors today in Cairo, just two days before the Arab League was set to push for action against Syria at the United Nations.
12/19/2011 08:31 am
Russia and China blocked the UN Security Council from acting on Syria in October. Now, Syria is showing signs of a civil war, and all roads point back to the security council. The council must demand a cease-fire, allow monitoring, and apply severe pressure on the regime.
12/15/2011 12:18 pm
As both the Syrian regime and the opposition harden their positions, a nationwide strike aimed at bringing down President Assad through peaceful means looks unlikely to succeed.
12/12/2011 12:32 pm
Before the calls come to commit US forces to an intervention in Syria, the Obama administration must take a hard look at what happened in Libya. The politically safe, low-risk, low-reward intervention in Libya shouldn’t be repeated in Syria.
12/07/2011 12:39 pm
But Syrian President Bashar al-Assad did appear to admit in an ABC interview that some officials may have used inappropriate force against protesters.
12/07/2011 08:38 am
US Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford is returning to Damascus, as the death toll surges and Syria lurches ever closer to civil war.
12/06/2011 03:31 pm
Syria 'responded positively' to an Arab plan to allow outside monitors, but the killing of more than 60 people in Homs over the past 24 hours raises doubts about the regime's sincerity.
12/06/2011 09:27 am
The Arab League has set today as a deadline for Syria to accept a plan that would allow international observers into the protest-racked nation.
12/04/2011 08:58 am