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Syria / Crackdown / Massacre / Thomson, Friedman Interviews #1023092

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, May 29, 2012
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The situation in Syria after the massacre in Houla on Friday reviewed; scenes shown of the sheet-wrapped bodies, two bodies on a car top; the words of a little boy about the shooting by armed militiamen loyal to the regime. [Syrian deputy foreign minister Faisal MIQDAD†- {thru translator} denies it all.] [OHCHR spokesman Rupert COLVILLE†- describes what happened in the slaughter.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Channel 4 News correspondent Alex Thomson about what happened in Houla; inset video shown from the streets. [THOMSON - talks about what happened in Houla, but there is no proof about the militia ties to the government; notes the civilian casualties day in day out.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with "From Beirut to Jerusalem" author Thomas Friedman about Syria; inset images shown. [FRIEDMAN - talks about the possibility of a transition government, the view of the Russians. what would be the "ideal outcome" without a civil war or a state collapse and how to get there via an internal revolt; comments on the issue of arming the opposition and the U.N. cease-fire; outlines possible roles for the US.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson
Duration:
00:13:10

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