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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaking at a news conference in Abu Dhabi on Thursday, following the Third Contact Group Meeting on Libya. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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President Ali Abdullah Saleh attends an interview with selected media in Sanaa on May 25. Saleh said he would not step down or allow the country to become a "failed state." Mohammed Hamoud/AP hide caption

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) gala banquet in Washington, D.C., on Monday. He has promised to present his vision for Israeli-Palestinian peace in a speech before a joint meeting of Congress on Tuesday. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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Mahmoud Jibril of the Libyan Transitional National Council talks with reporters after meeting with members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee at the U.S. Capitol on Thursday. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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