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U.S. option: Arming Syrian rebels

President Barack Obama’s administration is rethinking its opposition to arming the rebels who have been locked in a civil war with the Syrian regime for more than two years, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday, becoming the first top U.S. official to publicly acknowledge the reassessment.

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  • Headline: U.S. option: Arming Syrian rebels
  • Publication: Front Section, Pages 1 on 05/03/2013
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