Comments on:

Prime minister's defection boosts Syrian rebels

Back to the article » |
The defection Monday of Syrian Prime Minister Riad Hijab and his announcement that he was joining the rebel forces was a major coup for the anti-government movement fighting to oust President Bashar al-Assad, U.S. officials and analysts said. Hijab, who fled to Jordan with his family and several other Syrian officials, said that he was leaving Assad's "killing and terrorist regime" for "the...

To learn more about commenting on and our community guidelines, please see our comments FAQ.