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Topic - Imad Moustapha
The United States and Syria this week engaged in a diplomatic showdown that resulted in Washington and Damascus recalling their ambassadors, as tensions increased over Syria's bloody assault on unarmed demonstrators.
The State Department is investigating charges that Syrian diplomats are spying on Syrian anti-government demonstrators in Washington and other U.S. cities in order to intimidate their relatives in the restive Middle Eastern nation.
On his blog Monday, he said he is "reinvigorated" by the challenge of learning Mandarin and understanding Chinese culture.
"No government in the world, including the United states, would tolerate an armed insurrection, regardless of the motive," Mr. Moustapha said.