- The U.S. recognizes the newly-formed Syrian coalition of opposition groups
- Islamists appear to be gaining ground in Syria
- Jordan feels pressure to take sides on Syrian war
- Egypt’s top general calls for unity talks
Susan Yackee is anchor and producer of VOA's audio podcast, Middle East Monitor. She has been a reporter in the Washington area for more than 35 years and regularly interviews newsmakers and analysts in DC and around the world. Susan works in television, radio and social media.