**FILE** United States Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton (right) speaks Jan. 31, 2012, to Susan Rice, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, at United Nations headquarters as British Foreign Secretary William Hague listens to Syrian Ambassador to the United Nations Bashar Ja'afari address to a Security Council meeting on the situation in Syria. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** United States Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton (right) speaks Jan. 31, 2012, to Susan Rice, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, at United Nations headquarters as British Foreign Secretary William Hague listens to Syrian Ambassador to the United Nations Bashar Ja'afari address to a Security Council meeting on the situation in Syria. (Associated Press)