How to Weaken the Assad Regime

Frederic Hof interviewed by Bernard Gwertzman

The United States should cripple the Syrian government's ability to kill masses of its own people and openly intensify its support to opposition forces, says expert Frederic C. Hof.

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The UN Inspectors' Job in Syria

Amy E. Smithson interviewed by Bernard Gwertzman

The search for evidence of chemical weapons in Syria is painstaking and hampered by harsh conditions, but could yield decisive findings as debate over military action intensifies, says expert Amy E. Smithson.

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