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Posted: December 18, 2012 at 5:08 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “I don’t see that what the security forces and army units are doing will lead to a definitive victory.” Syrian Vice President Farouk al-Sharaa, who was quoted in a Lebanese newspaper calling for a negotiated settlement between rebel forces and the Syrian government Article, 5A

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