The Three Faces of the Syria Uprising - PICTURES

Feb. 24, 2012, 8:20 a.m.

As vi­ol­ence rages in Syr­ia and West­ern lead­ers meet in Tunisia to plan how to ap­proach the vi­ol­ent and en­trenched re­gime of Bashar al-As­sad, Mi­chael Hirsh re­minds us that the U.S. and its al­lies have been in this situ­ation be­fore, with Bos­nia, Kosovo, and Libya. Here we look at the play­ers in­volved in Syr­ia: the dip­lo­mats, the rebels, and those who still back As­sad.