The Free Syrian Army responds to relentless attacks

March 1, 2012

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Free Syrian Army fighters take up positions in the town of Sarmin on February 27.

The Syrian government’s assault in Homs has produced a predictable reaction. Syria's main political opposition group has formed a military bureau to unify armed resistance to the government. The Syrian National Council says the bureau would bring armed groups under a central command and control the flow of weapons to avoid "chaos." Middle East expert Joe Kechichian is in Beirut and tells Worldview what Syria's situation looks like from the region.