In what Maysallon describes a competition of the will, Syria continues to crush lives with hopes that the resistance will grow tried fighting and the media will grow tired reporting:
"There is a regime prepared to dig in and wear down the population, and a people that refuse to live under a dictatorship any longer. These days I often find myself having a discussion with an invisible protagonist. He tells me, "What's the point? The regime is not weaker, the people have suffered enough. It is hopeless.""
Recent YouTube clips highlight the escalating brutality of the regime (see the two embedded clips on left side of the Blog Roundup Page)
Libya's new Political Parties Law and the High Court Bombing in Benghazi
How well did the attempt to squeeze religious parties out of the new government in Libya work out?
Here's a hint:
"The High Court in Benghazi was bombed in the early hours of the morning, Friday. Seven other explosions were reported across the city shortly afterwards."