CNN Evening News for Monday, May 16, 2011
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Tonight's interview held with Syrian human rights activist Razan Zaytouni about events in Syria; various video shown. [By phone, ZAYTOUNI - says there are at least three mass graves around Daraa; suggests people trying to escape the city were shot and killed, that seecurity is shooting soldiers who won't participate in killing civilians.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Jill Dougherty and Johns Hopkins University professor Fouad Ajami about Syria; inset video from Syria shown. [DOUGHERTY - talks about the unrest along the border on the Golan Heights as Syria seems to be trying to destabilize the situation; comments on a planned speech from President Obama about Syria.] [AJAMI - comments on the situation on the Syria-Israel border that is usual quiet as a tomb: this is a ploy by the Syrian regime; reads a statement from Secretary of State Hillary Clinton about the regime of Syrian President Bashir al-Assad; asserts we should declare him a war criminal.]
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