Middle East

Conflict in Syria Escalates, Violence and Casualties Mounti
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June 20, 2012
The conflict in Syria continues to escalate. Violence and casualties are mounting as both sides use more powerful weapons and employ new tactics on the battlefield. Military analysts say rebel groups are becoming more effective in their fight against government forces as we hear in this background report from Meredith Buel in Washington.

Conflict in Syria Escalates, Violence and Casualties Mount

Published June 20, 2012

The conflict in Syria continues to escalate. Violence and casualties are mounting as both sides use more powerful weapons and employ new tactics on the battlefield. Military analysts say rebel groups are becoming more effective in their fight against government forces as we hear in this background report from Meredith Buel in Washington.


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