bashar al-assad http://kbia.org en What's next for Syria? http://kbia.org/post/whats-next-syria <p></p><p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Incumbent president </span>Bashar<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>al-Assad<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> won re-election in a contest many say was not free or fair.</span></p><p>This week on Global Journalist, we look at the results of the Syrian presidential election, and explore what Assad's victory means for the country.We also take a look at the west's response to the election, and how Syrian refugees are impacting neighboring countries like Lebanon.</p><p>Our guests:</p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 16:05:19 +0000 Casey Morell & Jim Flink 54090 at http://kbia.org What's next for Syria? On Syria, Sen. Blunt says US has already failed http://kbia.org/post/syria-sen-blunt-says-us-has-already-failed <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Amidst reports that the White House is considering military action in Syria, U.S. Senator Roy Blunt says the United States already missed the point to have a real impact at the early stages of that country's conflict.</span></p><p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 13:29:07 +0000 Jacob McCleland 39705 at http://kbia.org On Syria, Sen. Blunt says US has already failed Getting information out of Syria http://kbia.org/post/getting-information-out-syria <p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; white-space: pre-wrap; ">Syrian President Bashar </span>al-Assad&#39;s<span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; white-space: pre-wrap; "> crackdown on opposition forces is escalating. Six straight days of heavy bombardment has left hundreds dead in </span>Homs<span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; white-space: pre-wrap; ">. </span></p><div style="background-color: transparent; "><b> Fri, 10 Feb 2012 00:30:00 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 8533 at http://kbia.org Getting information out of Syria