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Iran's President Hasan Rouhani speaks at the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday. With his outreach to the West, he received mostly positive reviews in the U.S., and most Iranians, who are being squeezed by sanctions, also appear supportive. Brendan McDermid/AP hide caption

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Reaching Out To The West, Iran's Leader Wins Support At Home

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Iranian President Hasan Rouhani speaks at the United Nations on Tuesday. The U.S. and Iran are taking part in talks Thursday, looking for a possible breakthrough after years of negotiations on Iran's nuclear program. Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Kenyans watch Monday as a plume of black smoke rises over the Westgate Mall, scene of a terrorist attack that left more than 60 dead. Kenya is a crossroads in East Africa, has many links to the West and has sent troops into Somalia. For all these reasons, the country was targeted by Somalia's al-Shabab militia group. Ben Curtis/AP hide caption

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President Obama is no longer calling for the ouster of Syrian President Bashar Assad, as the U.S. presses him to dismantle his stockpile of chemical weapons. Assad is shown here on Sept. 8. AP hide caption

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A screen grab of Elizabeth O'Bagy's appearance on Fox News on Sept. 5. She has been on many news programs in recent days commenting on the Syrian war. She was fired on Wednesday for falsely claiming to have a Ph.D., according to her employer, the Institute for the Study of War. Fox News hide caption

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President George W. Bush receives a tour of nuclear material surrendered by Libya and flown to the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, a U.S. facility in Oak Ridge, Tenn., in 2004. Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A rebel fighter takes cover inside a damaged building in the eastern Syrian city of Deir al-Zor on Tuesday. The U.S. is training a small number of rebels and has pledged to provide them with arms. Khalil Ashawi/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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U.S. forces transfer a missile for a fighter plane as the military prepared for war in Iraq, in Saudi Arabia in 1990. American presidents have been calling on the military frequently since the end of the Cold War more than two decades ago. Gerard Fouet/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Lindsay Graham, R-S.C., right, accompanied by Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks Monday following a White House meeting with President Obama. Both senators are calling for a tough military response against Syria. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Photo hide caption

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A month after U.S. naval ships shelled Lebanon, Muslim extremists blew up the U.S. Marine barracks in Beirut, killing 241 U.S. military personnel on Oct. 23, 1983. Over the past three decades, limited U.S. military strikes have been followed on several occasions by major attacks against U.S. targets. Bill Foley/AP hide caption

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Syrian-Kurdish children sit on a bed at the Quru Gusik refugee camp in the Kurdish region of northern Iraq, on Aug. 22. Faced with brutal violence and soaring prices, thousands of Syrian Kurds have poured into Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region. UNICEF has reported that over one million Syrian children live as refugees in other countries. Safin Hamed/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was released from prison on Thursday and put under house arrest at a military hospital. Amr Abdallah Dalsh /Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Supporters of the deposed Egyptian president, Mohammed Morsi, carry an injured demonstrator who was shot during clashes in Ramses Square in Cairo on Friday. Dozens were killed nationwide in escalating violence. AMR ABDALLAH DALSH/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood clash with the Egyptian security forces Wednesday in Cairo. In addition to the fighting, the interim government imposed a state of emergency. Mosaab El-Shamy/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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