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Let's go back to this international news that is quickly percolating things quickly unraveling -- counterpart Libya.
A defiant Syrian president -- -- side says he's got going anywhere in a rare appearance on state run TV.
Aside dismisses the calls for him to step down He insists that his military remains in complete control of his country.
And that it's even stepping up its efforts to crush the five month old uprising against his government.
They live there and joins us now from Jerusalem with the very latest on this regime and whether or not there have been any impact from the -- situation they let.
Well certainly -- that they are looking at this situation that happens in Libya and you can't help but see things -- or Charlotte -- sitting there.
You have to be pretty worried that let's take a look at what He is doing.
Military so it's really.
How approached number one we're now hearing reports of random groups and got him going.
-- Of various -- towns shooting at will really be terrorize.
A number of people in this population that seems to be a page out of the -- playbook also.
There's a UN group right now inside Syria going to look at all of these cities where there's been violence and see what happens it.
We're hearing reports that the military is involved in a white washing campaign to try to clean up.
All the damage they did when they shelled all these cities at least 2000 people have been killed inside Syria since.
Is uprising began but.
On the other side in this considering now there's so much international condemnation and Syria there's so many people saying -- -- needs to step down the country of Turkey is now giving organizers.
A place and it's safe haven outside of Syria to help continue their work Martha.
That's an interesting development so well you know when He looks at this aside.
-- -- -- everybody searching everywhere for Qaddafi you have to wonder what's going through his mind in terms of his own personal safety whether -- is planning.
A few exit strategies.
What we haven't heard any exit strategies right now He is defiant in the narrative is the same is -- stay out we don't want the international community.
But what about a side -- the you'll notice is different than -- he's far more civilized and he's a little bit more eloquent as He speaks take a -- You.
Colin nearly full out from the killer that is it looked at president that the US has looked into -- but.
The Syrian people.
Don't stick -- does sound outside.
We need to look to Iraq and Afghanistan and Libya but to -- millions -- so funny to know which president should step down.
Now the issue -- Your first shot -- the international community is a -- still has true -- cards one is his air force which is much more sophisticated and Libyans would use yet.
To use against the protesters seems like He doesn't want to raise the -- and the way they cannot -- second thing.
Is -- strong while I was with -- ran.
Which would certainly make it very difficult for any outside military force to try to intervene in -- -- in fact the United States has taken that option.
Largely off the table Martha very important differences island thank you so much man that.
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