About 70 percent of the Syrian Army is made up of men who have been drafted. The opposition claims thousands of them are deserting. If you defect from the army and can't make it to Turkey, you have no place to hide.
A new United Nations report says there is solid proof that chemical weapons were used in an attack last month outside of the Syrian capital, Damascus. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon stopped short of assigning blame. But he said, "this is a war crime."
Vali Nasr, dean of the School of Advanced International Studies of Johns Hopkins University and author of 'The Dispensable Nation: American Foreign Policy in Retreat' talks about how Israeli airstrikes into Syria could affect US policy in the Middle East.
The international community is debating military intervention in Syria again, while some are pushing for a "Yemen Option," giving Syria's President safe haven abroad in exchange for relinquishing power.