US Recognizes Syria Rebels

President Obama gives blessing to opposition coalition

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 11, 2012 6:29 PM CST

(Newser) – The US will formally recognize Syria's opposition as the country's legitimate representative, Barack Obama announced today in an interview with Barbara Walters on ABC. "It's a big step," Obama said. "We've made a decision that the Syrian Opposition ...   Read full story »

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