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Photo by: Mohammad Hannon
** FILE ** In this Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012 photo, a general view of hangars at a desert military training facility where U.S. forces — and a handful of British allies — are training Jordanian commandos in Russeifeh, Jordan, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012. The U.S. and regional allies are closely monitoring Syria's chemical weapons but seem to have few good options other for securing the toxic agents stuffed into shells, bombs and missiles that have been caught in the midst of a raging civil war. (AP Photo/Mohammad Hannon, File)

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