U.S. officials push for new Syrian leadership council

Hours after a wave of bombings hit Damascus, rebels killed 28 regime soldiers at military checkpoints. Activists say 36,000 people have died since March of 2011.

The Syrian uprising began with peaceful protests, but quickly morphed into civil war. Now the U.S. is re-tooling its efforts with regards to opposition forces.

Former Defense Department Spokesman J.D. Gordon (U.S. Navy, retired) discussed that and other issues on Capital Insider.