December 2011
Middle East Reporter (Daily Edition);12/8/2011, Vol. 199 Issue 5236, p2
The article reports on the growing international pressure experienced by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad over a crackdown on nationwide anti-government protests in which the United Nations reports that more than 4,000 people had been killed. President Assad denies ordering the killing of peaceful demonstrators stressing that only a crazy leader can do that alleged issue. Meanwhile, U.S. Republican presidential candidates have redoubled their efforts to covert operations against Iran and Syria.


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