Reform Movement Gains Momentum in Syria

When Bashar al-Assad succeeded his father as president of Syria in 2000, he launched a reform movement to make the political process more open. As NPR's Kate Seelye reports, the movement has sparked hope for real political change in the Mideast nation.



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