Archive for March, 2012

Former Secretary James Baker Commenting On Syria – The Charlie Rose Show

The Annan Peace Proposal

The Muslim Brotherhood Issues a New Covenant that Gives Hope

Assad’s Emails Reveal that Syria Has Extremely Weak Government Institutions

“In Defense of Asma al-Assad,” by an Anonymous Syrian

News Round UP (23 March 2012)

Upheaval within the Opposition: Defections, Terrorism, and Preparing for a Phase II Insurgency

“Exclusive: Secret Assad Emails Lift Lid on Life of Leader’s Inner Circle,” in Guardian

Defection Rumors Rife; Annan Diplomacy Founders

Syrian Pound at 90 per Dollar as Government Intervenes

Sunni Deputy Minister Defects; Panetta Pushes back against US Involvement

“Syria’s Currency Plunges, Raising Fears of Economic Chaos and Poverty,” by Joshua Landis

Is Aleppo Slipping out of Government Control?

“Inside Syria – Can Syria’s Opposition Unite?” al-Jazeera English

Formation of SNC Military Council Causes Uproar among Fighters in Syria and Turkey