Robert Ford, who has been the U.S. point person on efforts to organize the Syrian opposition, plans to step down in July after two years of work on the issue.
Syrian human rights activists told Bloomberg News that on July 22 more than 1 million Syrians took to the street, defying the government’s stepped-up security measures, to demand an end to the dictatorship of President Bashar al-Assad.
Syria’s ambassador to the U.S. was summoned to the State Department last night and read the “riot act” over the attack earlier in the day in Damascus on the U.S. Ambassador Robert Ford.
Denmark needs to put in place policies that help households deleverage before central banks start raising interest rates, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
"Revolt on the Right."
- Robert Ford on Dec 11, 2014