Some observations: Clearly this situation is not getting better despite the "efforts" of the Arab League and other entities. The army is massacring people in the streets. So my question is this: What does the rest of the world do about it? What does NATO, the U.N. and the U.S. do?
I don't know the answer. This doesn't seem to be a situation where military force would be effective or a good idea. Then again, I suppose targeting the army and government (or threatening to) might do something. Unlike Libya, there isn't an organized military opposition of which I'm aware. Though "the Syrian opposition" is now demanding force be used at the U.N. and Arab League levels.
From a U.S. perspective, this is the kind of lack of leadership and leading from behind that I take issue with. The U.S. and our allies should be out front in calling for whatever action is needed. We have no problem bombing Libya, but so far we are basically silent on Syria, which by all accounts appears far worse in terms of the humanitarian cost. I don't know what the answer is, but I know it's not ignoring the problem. Where is the President on this? Where is Secretary Clinton? We should see mass condemnation of the Syrian government at the very least.