Inside Syria

Syrians and Egyptians in Cairo protest against Bashar al-Assad and his regime in Syria. Image by Lorenz Khazaleh, Flickr. Egypt, 2011.

Moamar Gaddafi's death has caused some to predict that the next dictator to fall will be Syria's President Bashar Al Assad. Information on the civil unrest has been difficult to get, with an almost blanket ban on foreign journalists. Author Reese Erlich was recently in Syria, and joins Geraldine Doogue for a frank discussion on what he observed, and what he thinks is really going on inside Syria.