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Syria's tipping point (part two)
When the Assad regime follows up a pledge to stop shooting with a brutal week of crackdown, a heated argument ensues over whether more sanctions will help or hurt.
Sadek SALEM, Syrian activist
Georges MALBRUNOT, Le Figaro Middle East Edito
Catherine VENDEVATE, US State Department Spokesperson (from London)
Joshua LANDIS, Blogger syriacomment.com, Director, Center for Middle East Studies and Associate Professor, University of Oklahoma (from Norman, Oklahoma, USA)
Produced by Yi Song, Pauline Heilmann, Laura Farrenq, Mary Colombel, Anelise Borges