Spokesmen for the rebel Free Syrian Army say the war has reached a crucial stage. Defections of government soldiers are increasing and have weakened the Syrian army. The rebels also say more arms are flowing to their side from other Gulf states. Many of those shipments are intended for Islamist factions within the rebel movement. Deborah Amos talks to Robert Siegel.
Tensions Grow Between Former Allies Syria, Turkey
Tue, July 3, 2012 7:00pm
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