Bloody Crackdown Continues in Syria

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Yesterday, tanks and soldiers stormed the Syrian city of Dara'a and killed at least 25 people in efforts to stop a five-week long uprising with a death toll that now totals nearly 400. Western countries, including the US, are urging their citizens to leave the country and threatening sanctions. Anthony Shadid is Beirut Bureau Chief for the New York Time.

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Guest:
Anthony Shadid - New York Times - @anthonyshadid

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Warren Olney

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Christian Bordal, Karen Radziner