Political Comment (19 March 2012) 

UN/Arab League special envoy Kofi Annan has been in Syria trying to mediate between the government and the opposition as government forces keep up their assault on rebel strongholds. The offensive has widened differences within the opposition Syrian National Council.

 

Annan Tries To Mediate

Having for the moment subdued Homs, government forces in Syria have turned their attention to and Dir'a in the south – the birthplace of the...