What Syria's unrest means to world, U.S

The revolution in Libya,which caused the armed forces interference of the United States and its allies to avertthe brutal containment of the government, under enemy control headlines thisweek. Meanwhile, there are new excitements in another nation in the Middle East- one with the greatest possible strategic implications for the United States.

Can the regime of Syrian President Basharal-Assad set to go the way of dictatorship in Egypt and Tunisia, who weretoppled last month massive popular protests? And what does this mean for U.S?
What exactly is happening on the ground?

Mass protests against the government havebeen in progress given that last week, and on Wednesday, demonstrators in thesouthern city Dara'a were killed by al-Assad of safety, taking shelter in amosque. The number of victims has not been confirmed, but some witnesses haveput it higher than 100.
What are the complaints of protesters?

Like their counterparts in Egypt, Tunisia and other countries in the districtthe protesters want self-governing reforms - for example, more freedom forpolitical parties - as well as a more open press, an end to corruption andcronyism, increase economic opportunities and greater constitutional rights.
Syria hasbeen under emergency law since 1963 that allowed the government to arrestpeople without warrants and to make them without charge or trial.
How to respond to the U.S. so far?

Yesterday, the White House issued a declarationstrongly reproachful the attack on Wednesday and the arrests of human rightsactivists. State Department spokesman, said: "Words words, we obviouslylook for action .."
Moreover, the United States is interested in standing on the side of democracyand human rights and prevent a humanitarian crisis - one of the reasons for theintervention of Libya.If the mode is al-Assad had threatened mass killing on a scale which brieflybecame a possibility in Libya, the Obama administration and its allies arelikely under strong pressure to act, although their ability to maneuver wouldstill seem to be very limited. So far, however, we do not at this point.