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  • October 15, 2012  

    Weapons crossing the Turkish border into Syria are primarily aiding Islamist fighters, a condition that has made the U.S. wary of giving military support to rebels. Ray Suarez talks to former CIA analysts Philip Mudd and Paul Pillar on whether the U.S. should aid extremist rebels to accelerate the removal of President Assad. Continue reading

  • July 24, 2012  

    Syrian government troops faced stronger and more intense advances by rebels forces. President Bashar al-Assad’s regime retaliated with heavy artillery and the use of attack helicopters. Independent Television News’ Alex Thomson reports on the damage in Aleppo and Damascus, the two Syrian cities seeing the brunt of battle. Continue reading