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With Defections on the Rise, Is Syria at a Tipping Point?

  • Aired: 08/06/2012
  • 08:03
  • Rating: E
As more Syrian officials remove themselves from the regime government, it would seem that President Bashar al-Assad's grip over Syria is weakening. Margaret Warner talks to George Mason University's Bassam Haddad and Trinity University's David Lesch about whether recent defections signal a tipping point or are merely symbolic.
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