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Posted: January 25, 2013 at 5:08 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “The solution that we hoped for — that is to say, [Bashar Assad’s ] fall, the rise of the opposition to power — there are no recent signs that are as positive as that.” Laurent Fabius, France’s foreign minister Article, this page

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