- Bashar al-Assad - Russia - Syria - Turkey - USA
Homs under siege
As the horror in Homs is brought home by the death of two award-winning reporters, François Picard's panel argues over how to stop the crackdown and sway the Russian, Iranian, and Chinese backers of Bashar al-Assad.
Ammar ABD RABBO. Photojournalist, Balkis Press
Hicham HASSAN. Middle East spokesperson, International Committee of the Red Cross (from Geneva)
Suat KINIKLIOĞLU. Senior member of the ruling AK Party & Director of Stratim (Center for Strategic Communication) (from Ankara)
Joshua LANDIS. Director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma (from Norman, Oklahoma)
Produced by Yi Song, Pauline Heilmann, Mary Colombel, Anelise Borges