Al Jazeera goes undercover in Syria

Not long ago I wrote about the reasons why it has been harder to get word out of Syria during the revolution than almost any other place in the Arab world. Since then, the Assad regime has ousted the rebels from Homs, which had been their stronghold, and has moved on to Idlib; now, we hear even less than before.
Twenty years ago, the first Gulf war turned CNN into essential viewing because it was first on the ground and had better coverage than anyone else. Today, Al Jazeera is the essential channel — even the American networks (like Fox) that demonize Al Jazeera rely on its video feed because from Tunisia to Egypt to Libya to Bahrain, Yemen and now Syria, it gets what no one else can. Now it offers this in depth report, undercover in Syria:


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