April 25, 2011 "The brutal violence used by the government of Syria against its people is completely deplorable," says spokesman Tommy Vietor. "The United States is pursuing a range of possible policy options, including targeted sanctions."
A supporter of Syrian President Bashar Assad carried a poster with his image in Damascus earlier today (March 29, 2011).
March 29, 2011 The Syrian leader would remain in place. He's hoping that concessions will satisfy protesters, who have raised the most significant challenge yet to Assad's rule.
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