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U.S. To Step Up Its Involvement In Syria

NPR | Feb. 28, 2013 9:04 a.m.

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Renee Montagne, Michele Kelemen

The Obama administration is offering more direct aid to Syrian rebels, who are fighting to topple Bashar al Assad’s regime. The conflict has left 70,000 people dead and a diplomatic solution seems far out of reach. Secretary of State John Kerry was delivering the news to Syrian opposition figures at a conference in Rome Thursday.

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