Global Politics

New Attempt by Syria to Crack Down on Dissent

Syrian troops firing machine guns mounted on tanks stormed the rebellious town of Rastan near Homs on Tuesday in a renewed attempt to crush the six-month-old uprising against President Bashar Assad. Host Marco Werman talks with Louay Safi, a member of the Syria National Council and currently chairman of the Syrian American Council about the renewed violence.

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