PBS NewsHour With Defections on the Rise, Is Syria at a Tipping Point?
With Government Defections on the Rise, Is Conflict in Syria at a Tipping Point? Details
Program: PBS NewsHour
Episode: With Defections on the Rise, Is Syria at a Tipping Point?
As more Syrian officials remove themselves from the regime government, it would seem that President Bashar al-Assad's grip over Syria is weakening. Margaret Warner talks to George Mason University's Bassam Haddad and Trinity University's David Lesch about whether recent defections signal a tipping point or are merely symbolic.
Premiere Date: 08/06/2012
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: E