- 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

 Middle East Monitor: US Nod to Syrian Opposition

Susan Yackee

Susan Yackee is anchor of VOA's International Edition radio show. 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.