There are differences between the uprisings in Libya and Syria, but the outcome will be the same: one more tyrant dumped on the dung heap of history. The only question facing Assad is whether he goes out vertically or horizontally.
While he contemplates his fate and the death toll passes 3,000, Assad?s international isolation grows. International sanctions are taking a heavy toll, despite his Chinese and Russian enablers blocking stronger measures by the United Nations.
US Ambassador Robert Ford, the b?te noire [...]READ MORE »