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Syria Welcomes Softening of U.S. Rhetoric

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Syria Welcomes Softening of U.S. Rhetoric

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Syria Welcomes Softening of U.S. Rhetoric

Syria Welcomes Softening of U.S. Rhetoric

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Syrian officials express relief over an apparent easing of pressure from the United States. In the aftermath of the Iraq war, the Bush administration accused Damascus of supporting Saddam's regime, and tensions rose. But over the weekend, President Bush said Syria is being more cooperative. NPR's Kate Seelye reports.

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