The wives of the German and British ambassadors to the UN have released a video urging Syria's first lady to help end the bloodshed. The film, posted on YouTube, asks Asma Al-Assad to urge her husband, Bashar Al-Assad, to stop violent repression.
Joshua Landis, director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma talks to anchor Lisa Mullins about the impact Bin Laden's death may have on what some are calling the "Arab Spring."
The U.S. is continuing to move, slowly, toward military strikes on Syria, in response to the use of chemical weapons there earlier this month. But as U.S. officials move forward, some are wondering just was sort of response that might elicit from Syria.
News reports from Qatar say ISIS, which has control over oil fields in Iraq and Syria, will run a $250 million dollar surplus next year. So how is that possible with oil prices falling through the cellar?