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.
Hundreds of thousands of Syrians have fled their war-torn country in hopes of safety in neighboring countries. But for Syrians of Palestinian descent, they find they're not as welcome in neighboring Jordan as native Syrians.
Thousands of Syrians turned out to demonstrate after Friday prayers. The UN says as many as 850 people may have been killed in the two-month crackdown. The World's Ben Gilbert updates us on the latest events around Syria.
Syrian army defectors have attacked a major military base near Damascus, Syrian opposition groups say. The BBC's Jonathan Head tells host Marco Werman it's a sign that events could presage the beginning of something like a civil war.
More Syrians are trying to leave their war-torn nation. Many head for neighboring Jordan, but as The World's Matthew Bell discovered not all are welcome. The Jordanian authorities try to turn away Syrians with Palestinian IDs.