Photo Gallery: Violence in Syria

Photo Gallery: Violence in Syria

Foto: STR/ AP

Syria on the Edge of the Abyss Assad's Regime Escalates Crackdown on Protesters

Syrian President Bashar Assad missed the opportunity to legitimize his rule with genuine reforms and is now fighting for survival. The authorities' crackdown on protests entered a new, even more brutal level on Monday as tanks rolled into Daraa. The whole region is looking on with concern as the country slides into chaos.
Translated from the German by Paul Cohen
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