The vote Tuesday in Congress authorizing President Obama to use military force, has residents of Damascus concerned about a possible escalation of the civil war. Anchor Marco Werman speaks the the BBC's Jeremy Bowen in Damascus.
The United States is home to tens of thousands of people of Syrian heritage. Some are transfixed by the uprising back home. Reporter Michael May profiles one Syrian American writer who's been glued to YouTube videos from home.
Kamal Labwani spent the better parts of the past decade in a Syrian jail. We was freed last year, fled to Jordan and continue to agitate for the overthrow of the Syrian regime, led by Bashar al-Assad.
Kamal Labwani is a prominent longtime activist who was recently released from a Syrian jail. Labwani escaped to Jordan a few days ago and is working to bring down the Assad government.
Ali Ferzat was found beaten and bloody on a road outside of Damascus, but if the goal of beating him up was to silence him, the mission has failed.
Popular and politically influential cartoonist, Ali Ferzat, attacked by masked gunmen believed to be linked to current Syrian regime.