The truth is that the interpretation of others’ legacies often reveals a great deal about us and our values. And is often less about the complexity of the lives of those with whom we engage.
The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution condemning the violence by the Syrian government. Washington Post UN Correspondent Colum Lynch says the UN resolution, which is not enforceable, will have little impact.
Syria was rocked Wednesday morning by a deadly suicide bombing that killed the defense minister and President Bashar al-Assad's brother-in-law, the military's deputy chief of staff. It's a further sign the tide of the revolution may be turning.
Lebanon has become home to thousands of Syrian refugees, trying to flee the ongoing violence in the Middle Eastern country. Now, at least in one area of Lebanon, tensions are breaking into the open, with Syrians and Lebanese kidnapping one another over the weekend.
Joshua Landis, director of the Middle Eastern Studies program at the University of Oklahoma tells host Marco Werman that more assertive US intervention in Syria is unlikely to quell the violence there.