The conflict in Syria took another bloody turn on Wednesday when the Syrian army led a deadly assault into southern Damascus, more than 17 months into the popular uprising.
Meantime, the international community continues to squabble over a solution to the conflict. On Wednesday Russia rebuffed President Barack Obama’s threat of unilateral action against Syria if the Assad regime used chemical or biological arms.
Richard Engel, NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent, has just returned from reporting in Syria for over three weeks. He answered reader questions about the ongoing conflict earlier today. Click below to replay the extremely informative chat.