"My good friend Sara is what some, or in this case, many, would view as promiscuous. As her friends, we’ve just learned to put our moral judgments aside and consider her outgoing. On the contrary, we respect her, because she refuses to hide her love for men, many men."
Syria’s Economic Challanges: How Long Can the Government Pay the Growing Costs of the Uprising?
"It’s the economy stupid.
Most analysts are coming to the conclusion that the Syrian economy must collapse before the military will turn on the government or split. There are growing signs that economic pressure is mounting on the regime."