Syrian Rebels and Civilians Evacuate Homs

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After more than a year of fighting for the Syrian city of Homs, about 1200 fighters and civilians are leaving. Homs became known as the capital of the revolution, as one of the first cities to rise up against President Bashar Assad. But the opposition has turned to a new strategy: asking Washington for arms to force Assad back to the negotiating table. CCTV’s Jessica Stone reports.

Syrian Rebels and Civilians Evacuate Homs

Syrian Rebels and Civilians Evacuate Homs

After more than a year of fighting for the Syrian city of Homs, about 12 hundred fighters and civilians are leaving. Homs became known as the capital of the revolution, as one of the first cities to rise up against President Bashar Assad. But the opposition has turned to a new strategy: asking Washington for arms to force Assad back to the negotiating table. CCTV's Jessica Stone joins us now.
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Tony Badran, a research fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, joined CCTV’s discussion on the crisis in Syria.

Interview with Tony Badran on Syria\'s Future

Interview with Tony Badran on Syria\'s Future

Tony Badran, a research fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, joined CCTV's discussion on future of Syria.
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