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Posted: December 7, 2012 at 5:11 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “The Turkish step and NATO’s support for it are provocative moves that constitute psychological warfare.” Syria’s Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad, on NATO’s plan to place Patriot missiles and troops along Syria’s border with Turkey to protect against potential attacks Article, 7A

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