Northeast Ohio Syrians wait for the Arab Spring to blossom

ideastream: Northeast Ohioans of Syrian descent are hopeful that recent “Arab Spring” developments will help take down the iron-fisted rule of their country. Pete Moore, associate professor of political science, said the street clashes in Syria are both frightening and inspiring. “The majority of the protestors are peaceful, despite the fact that they’re being shot at, and intimidated,” he said. “And that’s amazing.”