Among the chorus of international voices speaking out against the Assad government is the United States' ambassador to Syria, Robert Ford. Ambassador Ford spoke to Lyse Doucet of the BBC about the Syrian opposition.
U.S. Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford made an unannounced visit to the city of Hama yesterday. Ford apparently traveled to Hama on his own to show solidarity with the four month uprising against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
The World's Jeb Sharp looks at options available to the Obama Administration to pressure Syrian President Bashar al Assad to stop his violent crackdown against protestors and implement political reforms.
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