April 10, 2011

Why Aren't Western, Arab Media in Syria?

Lee Smith, Weekly Standard

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It’s not on the front pages of the Western press, and it’s not leading the hour for the main Arab satellite networks like Al Jazeera and Al Arabiya, but the Syrian uprising continues apace, while the Assad regime’s countermeasures are becoming increasingly brutal.

Yesterday brought more protests to Syria—and the Assad regime is tightening the screws. According to sources, security forces opened fire on protestors in Deraa, ground zero of the revolution, leaving twenty-five dead and hundreds wounded.

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TAGGED: United States, Syria, Al Jazeera

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