White House Isn’t Buying What Syria Is Selling
Posted on Feb 15, 2012
On Wednesday, Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad and other officials hailed the arrival of a new constitution, slated to go up for a referendum later this month, but the Obama administration didn’t greet the news with much credulity or enthusiasm.
Meanwhile, a fuel pipeline was the target of an explosion in the embattled Syrian city of Homs. —KA
AP via Google News:
Press secretary Jay Carney calls the move “quite laughable” in light of ongoing brutality by the Syrian military. He says it “makes a mockery” of the Syrian uprising.
Smoke rises from an explosion in the Syrian city of Homs in this image from the BBC’s coverage on Wednesday.