Middle East Security Project
Following the February 28 Friends of Syria meeting, Secretary of State John F. Kerry announced that the U.S. will provide non-lethal aid, including food and medicine, to Syrian rebel fighters under the auspices of the Supreme Military Command of the Free Syrian Army.
Current estimates of Syrian opposition strength have generated confidence that the Assad regime will be defeated militarily. This assessment cannot be made without also estimating the real fighting power of the Syrian regime.
Elizabeth O'Bagy talks to NPR's Deborah Amos about the Syrian Opposition
These maps depict the anti-government and pro-government protests in Iraq from December 21, 2012 - January 11, 2013.