Amid Setbacks, Assad's Grip Loosens

NATO set to approve Patriot missiles for Turkish border

By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 4, 2012 3:42 AM CST | Updated Dec 4, 2012 7:56 AM CST

(Newser) – Bashar al-Assad's regime has survived many claims of being near collapse during Syria's 20-month uprising, but a series of setbacks has left the Syrian leader more isolated than ever, the New York Times reports. Rebels are gaining ground in multiple areas and President...   Read full story »

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