By Waleed Brinjikji, 23 April 2012, Detroit NewsMany believed that the strong moving winds of the Arab Spring would quietly subside before reaching Syria. The Hama massacre of 1982, where the father of the current leader killed at least 10,000 innocent civilians is etched into the conscience of the Syrian people — a reminder of the regime’s brutality. However, the yearning for freedom was overwhelming. And so were the costs.
U.S. should consider joining an alliance to establish humanitarian corridors for aiding opposition
By The Detroit News, 20 April 2012, U.S. News & World News
Syrian opposition official says there “isn’t an appetite” for a U.S. military intervention
By John T. Bennett, 9 April 2012, U.S. News & World News