United States Deputy Secretary of State William Burns (left) arrives Jan. 11, 2013, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva for a meeting with U.N. Joint Special Representative for Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi and Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov (both unseen) to find a politic solution for the crisis in Syria. (Associated Press)

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United States Deputy Secretary of State William Burns (left) arrives Jan. 11, 2013, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva for a meeting with U.N. Joint Special Representative for Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi and Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov (both unseen) to find a politic solution for the crisis in Syria. (Associated Press)