Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton (right) welcomes Nabil Elaraby (left), Head of the Arab League, during a Clinton-hosted gathering of Friends of Syria group on Sept. 28, 2012, in New York. (Associated Press)

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton (right) welcomes Nabil Elaraby (left), Head of the Arab League, during a Clinton-hosted gathering of Friends of Syria group on Sept. 28, 2012, in New York. (Associated Press)