The Syrian government’s relentless 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.
Syria’s Interior Ministry announced today that voters had approved constitutional reforms. The referendum was dismissed by Western leaders as a sham.The government's reform effort follows a gathering of Western leaders and Syrian opposition groups in Tunisia over the weekend.
More than 60 world leaders met in Tunis last week to address Syria’s escalating violence. The country has become a deadly place for both Syrians and foreign journalists. New Yorker staff writer Jon Lee Anderson reports from rebel-controlled areas in Syria.
During the 11-month uprising in Syria, the city of Homs has been a focal point for both protesters and government forces. Earlier this month, a UN Security Council resolution that called for President Bashar al-Assad to step aside was rejected by Russia and China.
As the U.S. economy struggles, South America's is booming — and so is its political influence. Author and Financial Times correspondent Hal Weitzman tells Worldview why he thinks we need Latin America more than it needs us.
President Barack Obama's chief of staff says it's only a matter of time before the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad collapses.Jacob Lew says the U.S. and its allies have brought "serious financial pressure" on Syria and that Assad's government is "feeling it."