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Israeli soldiers conduct a military exercise Sept. 19, 2012, in the Israeli-controlled part of the Golan Heights that was captured from neighboring Syria in the 1967 war. It was the military's largest snap drill in years as tensions with Iran over its nuclear program rise and civil war in neighboring Syria rages. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Syrian President Bashar Assad delivers a speech on Sunday, June 3, 2012, at the parliament in Damascus, Syria. (Associated Press/SANA)

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In this image taken from video obtained Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, from the Ugarit News, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, Free Syrian Army soldiers seize Ain al-Arous town in Raqqa, Syria, on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Ugarit News via AP video)

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In this image taken from video obtained Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, from the Ugarit News, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, Free Syrian Army soldiers seize Ain al-Arous town in Raqqa, Syria, on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Ugarit News via AP video)

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Syrian refugees chant slogans to protest against the visit of Lakhdar Brahimi, the U.N.-Arab League envoy to Syria, not pictured, to the Zaatari Refugees Camp in Jordan for Syrians who fled the civil war in their country in Mafraq, Jordan, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Raad Adayleh)

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Syrian refugees chant slogans to protest against the visit of Lakhdar Brahimi, the U.N.-Arab League envoy to Syria, not pictured, to the Zaatari Refugees Camp in Jordan for Syrians who fled the civil war in their country in Mafraq, Jordan, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Raad Adayleh)

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Syrian refugees chant slogans to protest against the visit of Lakhdar Brahimi, the U.N.-Arab League envoy to Syria, not pictured, to the Zaatari Refugees Camp in Jordan for Syrians who fled the civil war in their country in Mafraq, Jordan, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Raad Adayleh)

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Lakhdar Brahimi (left), the U.N.-Arab League envoy to Syria, speaks in Mafraq, Jordan, on Tuesday as Andrew Harper, the UNHCR representative to Jordan, listens during a visit to the Zaatari refugee camp for Syrians who fled the civil war. (Associated Press)

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Syrians who fled their homes because of fighting between Syrian rebels and government forces, take refuge at the Samiya al-Makhzumi School in the Mezzeh neighborhood of Damascus, Syria, on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Muzaffar Salman)

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Syrians who fled their homes because of fighting between Syrian rebels and government forces, take refuge at the Samiya al-Makhzumi School in the Mezzeh neighborhood of Damascus, Syria, on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Muzaffar Salman)

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Free Syrian Army fighters carry a wounded comrade in the Izaa district in Aleppo, Syria, on Sept. 11, 2012. (Associated Press)

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Free Syrian Army fighters carry a wounded comrade in the Izaa district in Aleppo, Syria, on Sept. 11, 2012. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Syrian Prime Minister Wael Nader al-Halqi (left) talks Aug. 31, 2012, with Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, under a portrait of Iranian late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, during their meeting in Tehran. (Associated Press/Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader)

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**FILE** Syrian Prime Minister Wael Nader al-Halqi (left) talks Aug. 31, 2012, with Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, under a portrait of Iranian late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, during their meeting in Tehran. (Associated Press/Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader)

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Sen. John McCain says he is disappointed that both presidential candidates are sidestepping world affairs and blasts President Obama for not aiding rebels in Syria and abandoning Iraq and Afghanistan. (Associated Press)

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Syrian rebel fighters raise their weapons as they head to fight government forces near Aleppo, Syria, on Monday. A prominent defector says the opposition can oust the regime if given international aid. (Associated Press)

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Syrian rebel fighters raise their weapons as they head to fight government forces near Aleppo, Syria, on Monday. A prominent defector says the opposition can oust the regime if given international aid. (Associated Press)

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Syrian rebel fighters raise their weapons Sept. 10, 2012, as they head to fight government forces in Suran, Syria, on the outskirts of Aleppo. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** FSA soldiers go to the front line in Izaa district in Aleppo, Syria, on Sept. 9, 2012. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** FSA soldiers go to the front line in Izaa district in Aleppo, Syria, on Sept. 9, 2012. (Associated Press)