🎧 ‚ÄėThe Daily‚Äô: A Syrian Voice | New York Times

Listened to ‚ÄėThe Daily‚Äô: A Syrian Voice by Michael Barbaro from nytimes.com

The United States says that the suspected chemical weapons attack on the rebel-held town of Douma, Syria, this month was part of a military push by President Bashar al-Assad’s government to break the will of the people still living there.

One of them tells his story.



On today’s episode: Mahmoud Bwedany, who grew up in Douma and was there when Syrian forces attacked this month.

Background reading:
‚ÄĘ Dozens of people died in what rescue workers said was a chemical attack on a suburb of Damascus.
‚ÄĘ After repeated delays, international inspectors are examining the site.

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