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PBS NewsHour | World Leaders Echo Obama's Call for Syria's Assad to Step Down | PBS

Duration: 02:55
Program: PBS NewsHour #10135
Broadcast Date: Aug. 18, 2011

President Obama ratcheted up his criticism of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad Thursday, issuing a statement insisting that he step down for "imprisoning, torturing and slaughtering his own people." Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and other world leaders backed President Obama's demand. Jeffrey Brown reports.



Post Date: August 18, 2011