Syria Assembles New Paramilitary Force Aided by Iran

Syrian regime has assembled a new paramilitary force, many trained by Iran, to fight what is becoming a guerrilla war.Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/22/2013, 3:44 AM

US Downplays Syria's Reported Use of Chemical Weapons

United States brushed aside report of a leaked State Department cable indicating Syria had used chemical weapons. Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/16/2013, 11:00 PM