Monday’s picks from the beyondbrics team: time to support Syria’s opposition; Putin’s convenient adoption of Western political wiles; Lex on a fifth consecutive profit fall for Singapore’s flag carrier; how self-destructive political games are crippling Thailand as its neighbours flourish; and why a divided Senegal risks a violent Presidential campaign and a disputed election.

From the Financial Times:
It’s time to support the opposition in the Syrian civil war
Singapore Airlines: losing altitude, Lex
Putin’s politics
The how-to guide to toppling tyrants, Review

From elsewhere:
Thailand falters as its neighbors rise rapidly, The Nation
An African Spring in Senegal? Al Jazeera
Africa: Paying for Health, All Africa
India: Why the 2G verdict Is a win, WSJ
WTO ruling on China not justifiable, China Daily

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