- We get reaction to U.N. and Arab League envoy Kofi Annan stepping down from his position on Syria from Nadim Shehadi, an Associate Fellow at Chatham House in London.
- VOA correspondent Mohamed Elshinnawi speaks with Theodore Kattouf, the former U.S. Ambassador to Syria, about the conflict in that nation.
- With nearly 80 percent of Lebanon’s exports passing through Syria, recent closings of the main border crossing to commercial traffic have Lebanon’s farmers fearful that their livelihoods will be devastated.
- Efraim Inbar, Director of the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies in Jerusalem, speaks with us about U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta’s visit to Jerusalem which focused on Iran’s nuclear ambitions.
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