Syria's widening protests : Assad increasingly beleaguered
James M. Dorsey
Date of Issue2011
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
The protests against Syrian president Bashar al Assad’s regime is spreading to the country’s business community and middle-class residents of Damascus. There is also mounting international pressure on Assad to halt the crackdown while the US and EU prepare to impose new sanctions on Syrian oil exports.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries ; 118/11