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Syria's 'scorched earth policy' in villages

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Syrian activists are claiming that the regime is using air power against pro-democracy protesters for the first time, whilst the White House has accused President Assad's forces of using "appalling violence" against citizens.

The BBC's Owen Bennett Jones reports from just over the border in Turkey.


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