Nearer, The Web, To Thee

Friday, January 12, 2007


When Syria's computer-savvy president Bashar al-Assad took office, some expected it to usher in a new era of freedom of expression, at least online. Six years and a war in Iraq later, World Politics Watch editor Guy Taylor went to Syria to assess the online environment there.

Listen to Guy Taylor's interview with Syrian telecomminications minister Amr Salem.

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