The vote Tuesday in Congress authorizing President Obama to use military force, has residents of Damascus concerned about a possible escalation of the civil war. Anchor Marco Werman speaks the the BBC's Jeremy Bowen in Damascus.
As the debate over a possible US military strike in Syria continues, the fighting continues in Syria, and the anxiety rises there too. Anchor Marco Werman speaks to two residents of the coastal city of Latakia.
The Obama administration continued to push for support for US military action in Syria, with President Obama himself stepping into the public spotlight today. He says the world needs to confront actions that violate our common humanity.
The possibility of an American military strike in Syria is setting off strong reactions across the Arab world. Anchor Marco Werman discusses the mood in the region with the American University of Beirut's Rami Khouri.
As the Obama administration debates how to respond to the chemical weapons attack in Syria last week, we ask why chemical weapons are seen with such abhorrence. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Peter Beinart, senior political writer with the Daily Beast.
A former Sudanese soldier speaks with the BBC's Mike Thomson about his participation in the burning of villages in Darfur in 2003. The former soldier says he was forced to kill and rape.
NOTE: This interview includes disturbing images.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the Rev. Franklin Graham, son of the evangelical Christian leader Billy Graham. Franklin Graham says Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir shouldn't be removed from power. Graham spoke with Bashir earlier today.
Correspondent Daniel Estrin reports from Jerusalem on statements made by Israeli soldiers that they witnessed civilians being killed during the war in Gaza earlier this year. The Israeli government says it's opened an investigation.