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Talk of US military in Syria divides Congress

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and the nation's top military leader delivered a sober assessment Wednesday of Syria's sophisticated air defenses and its extensive... Read more »

March 7, 2012

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Top military leader talks of risk for U.S. in Syria

The nation's top military leader said Wednesday that U.S. armed forces would be ready if called upon to get involved in Syria, but he raised serious concerns about... Read more »

March 7, 2012

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General: Syrian air defense complicates US options

The advanced air defense weapons Russia has provided to Syria's regime would make it difficult to establish a no-fly zone there as part of an effort to help the... Read more »

March 6, 2012

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Putin dismisses opposition protests

Vladimir Putin rejected opposition protests against his presidential election victory Tuesday and his Foreign Ministry ruled out any softening of Moscow's stance on... Read more »

March 6, 2012

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Eastern Libya declares semiautonomous region

Tribal leaders and militia commanders declared a semiautonomous region in oil-rich eastern Libya on Tuesday, a move opponents fear will be the first step toward... Read more »

March 6, 2012

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General warns of Syrian bioweapons, Iran threat

The top U.S. commander in the Middle East will warn Congress on Tuesday against efforts to scale back the Navy's presence in the embattled region, saying threats from... Read more »

March 6, 2012

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