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Damascus Protests

The World's Silence on Syria Is a Silence of Hypocrites

Michael Shammas | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Michael Shammas

Eventually, Assad or his sons must renounce power; history teaches that no repressive regime lasts forever. But how long until this family falls? How long until "might makes right" is replaced by morality, until the pen and law and human decency really do triumph over the sword?

Rare, High Profile Attack Near Damascus

AP | BASSEM MROUE | Posted 01.16.2012 | World

BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian army defectors attacked military and intelligence bases near the capital and an army checkpoint Wednesday during a spate of assau...