The Western media are getting very excited, trying to portray what is currently happening in Syria as akin to popular uprisings all over the Arab world.
The Americans are all for it. Guardian and Daily Mail readers are excited at the prospect of a bloodbath.
The Al Jazeera bint says "they don't dare to speak their minds" then interviews someone who says
"this is not a revolution, this is a call for reform"
"so you are not anti the government?"
"this is so-and-so for al jazeera in Daara where it is not a revolution or call for regime change.....YET!"
Calfy, who is studying in Damascus, posted this, which shows that what is happening is perhaps not "Just like Egypt/Tunisia/Libya/Bahrain/Yemen". Syrians are as similar to Egyptians and Libyans as the Trinidadians are to South Africans.
Update which confirms Calfy's experience