Essential Reading to Understand The Headlines

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Assad Resorts to Violence As Calls for Him to Step Down Grows Among Syrians

Syria: security forces open fire on 20,000 strong sit-in - Telegraph http://bit.ly/hSMJRh

Bashar Assad Resignation Called For By Syria Sit-In Activists http://huff.to/hWrAyV

Assad's own smuggling network commandeered for arming his opposition http://www.debka.com/article/20856/

AFP: US calls for end to Syria protest violence http://bit.ly/fxYOuY

Syrian Instability Hinders Hunt for Kidnappers (of Estonian tourists) | ERR http://bit.ly/fe2orp