Marines drop ordnance as part of a live-fire exercise.
Syrian Army Bombs Damascus
5/10/2012 - The bombings that tore through Damascus on Thursday morning were the sixth terrorist attack to have struck the city since December. Five of those attacks have come in the last two months, further complicating the tenuous, and perhaps illusory, ceasefire and peace plan overseen by former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan. Syria's uprising began as a peaceful pro-democracy protest movement over a year ago. Under the pressure of a brutal government crackdown, parts of that movement morphed into an insurgency. Read more at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-18022070