White House adds presssure on Assad with more sanctions

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton earlier this year told a Sunday political talk show that Mr. Assad was viewed “as a reformer.”

Mr. Obama appointed a U.S. ambassador to Syria in December, five years after the former ambassador was withdrawn to protest suspected Syrian involvement in the assassination of a former Lebanese prime minister.

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Kara Rowland

Kara Rowland

Kara Rowland, White House reporter for The Washington Times, is a D.C.-area native. She graduated from the University of Virginia, where she studied American government and spent nearly all her waking hours working as managing editor of the Cavalier Daily, UVa.’s student newspaper.

Her interest in political reporting was piqued by an internship at Roll Call the summer before her ...

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