Assad’s forces aiming missiles at rebels

Posted: December 13, 2012 at 5:13 a.m.

President Bashar Assad’s forces have resorted to firing ballistic missiles at rebel fighters inside Syria, Obama administration officials said Wednesday, escalating a nearly 2-year-old civil war as the government struggles to slow the momentum of a gaining insurgency.

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