Amer al-Sadeq has been active in the efforts to topple Bashar al-Assad since the uprising began two years ago. Al-Sadeq lives in Damascus and talks to anchor Marco Werman about how the civil war has encroached on his neighborhood.
Among the more than one million Syrians who've fled the war are Syrians of Armenian descent. Unlike most Syrian refugees, they're Christian. And many of them fear that if Syrian Bashar al-Assad leaves, they can never go home again.
Defense Secretary Hagel said US intelligence agencies believe the government of Bashar al-Assad has likely used sarin gas on a small scale but added that President Obama needs more "credible and corroborated facts" before acting on the assessment.
The leader of the Lebanon-based Hezbollah militant group this week declared that friends of Bashar al-Assad would not let the Syrian president fall. The World's Matthew Bell reports on Hezbollah's role in the Syrian conflict.
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 United Nations said Thursday it has documented the deaths of 93,000 people in Syria since the civil war began. And a recent revival in fortunes for the Assad regime suggests the war has no end in sight.
The World's Marco Werman speaks with a leading expert on chemical weapons about the process of determining whether the Assad government has deployed them in its conflict with the rebels. He explains that collecting that evidence is no simple matter.