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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - angela kane
Snipers opened fire Monday at a U.N. vehicle carrying a team investigating the alleged use of chemical weapons in Damascus, a U.N. spokesman said. The Syrian government accused the rebels of firing at the team, while a rebel representative said a pro-government militia was behind the attack.
U.S. naval forces are moving closer to Syria as President Obama considers military options for responding to the alleged use of chemical weapons by the Assad government.
The leader of the agency that is supposed to root out corruption in the United Nations stepped down Wednesday with no successor in sight, adding to fears that the U.N. is becoming less capable of policing itself.
Asked by AP about the prospects for replacing Ms. Ahlenius, Angela Kane, the U.N.'s undersecretary-general for management, said July 1 that "a very intensive search" is under way.