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France Grants Full Recognition to Syria Rebels While U.S. Waits

New York Times Augustus Richard Norton, College of Arts & Sciences France announced Tuesday that it was recognizing the newly formed Syrian rebel coalition and would consider arming the group, seeking to inject momentum into a broad Western and Arab effort to build a viable and effective opposition to hasten the end of a stalemated […]

Nonaligned Nations Back Iran’s Nuclear Bid, but Not Syria

New York Times Augustus Richard Norton, College of Arts & Sciences The 120-nation Nonaligned Movement handed its host Iran a diplomatic victory on Friday, unanimously decreeing support for the disputed Iranian nuclear energy program and criticizing the American-led attempt to isolate and punish Iran with unilateral economic sanctions… View article

U.S. Accuses Hezbollah of Aiding Syria’s Crackdown

New York Times Augustus Richard Norton, College of Arts & Sciences The United States accused the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah on Friday of deep involvement in the Syrian government’s violent campaign to crush the uprising there, asserting that Hezbollah has trained and advised government forces inside Syria and has helped to expel opposition fighters from […]