Denial Is Slipping Away as War Arrives in Damascus

In The News Piece in The New York Times
Oct. 17, 2012

War has come to Damascus. Not on the scale of Aleppo or Homs, at least not yet. But the difference from just a few months ago is unmistakable. With sandbagged checkpoints every half-mile and soldiers methodically searching vehicles for weapons, simple movement is becoming impossible.