29.03.2011 [NPR] - We turn now to the unrest in Syria where President Bashar al-Assad has accepted his Cabinet's resignation and promised to introduce new reforms that would, quote, "make the people happy." The move follows a now familiar script.
29.03.2011 [Wall Street Journal (blog)] - By Patrick O'Connor Tim Pawlenty called on President Barack Obama Monday night to take punitive action against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, as the former Minnesota governor seeks to bolster his foreign-policy credentials ahead of the GOP
26.03.2011 [Aljazeera.net (blog)] - His arrest comes amid unprecedented nationwide protests against the government of Bashar al-Assad, who has ruled Syria since 2000 after succeeding his father, Hafez, who served as president for 29 years. Radwan is the second American citizen to be