WBEZ brings you unbiased news and information. Sign up for our newsletters to stay up to date on the stories that matter.In the last week, several events in and around Syria have changed the tenor of the international conversation concerning the country’s ongoing civil war. What happened, and what does it mean? Worldview checks in with Joshua Landis, the director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma and writer of the blog Syria Comment. (Photo: AP Images).