Middle East
3:45 pm
Tue July 24, 2012

Syrian Rebels, Regime Forces In Cat-and-Mouse Fight

Originally published on Tue July 24, 2012 5:19 pm

Much has been made about the rebel takeover of Syrian border towns in recent days. And while the rebels do control more territory than ever before, the fight for key points along the border is far from over. One town has changed hands multiple times — regime tanks move in and rebels respond with homemade bombs and rocket-propelled grenades. (This piece initially aired July 24, 2012, on Morning Edition.)