Last weekend, the Syrian government opened what was billed as a national dialogue conference. On Friday, anti-government activists massed huge crowds across the country; reportedly more than 1 million people took to the streets. Host Scott Simon talks with NPR's Deb Amos as leaders of Syria's opposition movement convene in Istanbul again to discuss the possible formation of a shadow government.
Syria's Opposition Convenes Following Mass Protest
By NPR Staff • Jul 16, 2011