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Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Moallem (left) at the peace talks in Montreux, Switzerland, on Wednesday. Gary Cameron /Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Some of the destruction at the scene of Friday's car bombing in Beirut. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Correspondent Susannah George describes the scene in Beirut

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On 'Morning Edition': NPR's Michele Kelemen reports from the Central African Republic

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In the northern Syrian city of Aleppo last month, there was a class about how to protect against chemical weapons attacks. J.M. Lopez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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At the White House, President Obama and his advisers continue to work to build support in Congress and among allies for striking Syria. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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From 'Morning Edition': NPR's Tom Bowman reports.

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British Prime Minister David Cameron, who says it is time for the U.N. Security Council "to live up to its responsibilities on Syria." Stefan Wermuth /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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From the NPR Newscast: Philip Reeves reports on the resolution Britain will put before the U.N. Security Council

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Ammunition was stacked up Saturday in an area near Damascus that is controlled by forces loyal to President Bashar Assad. Khaled al-Hariri /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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On 'Morning Edition': Aaron David Miller speaks with Renee Montagne about the situation in Syria

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Gas mask in one hand and rifle in the other, a Free Syrian Army fighter sits inside a house in the city of Homs early Thursday. Yazan Homsy /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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From the NPR Newscast: The BBC's Nick Bryant reports

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Secretary of State John Kerry using his head Tuesday in Kabul, where he met the captain of that nation's women's soccer team. Jason Reed/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Hospital Corpsman Shannon Crowley, with a Marine Corps. Female Engagement Team, in Musa Qala, Afghanistan, in November 2010. Paula Bronstein/Getty Images hide caption

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Prince Harry, known when on duty as "Capt. Wales," in the cockpit of an Apache helicopter while he was in Afghanistan last month. John Stillwell/PA wire/pool/EPA /Landov hide caption

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Larry Miller reports for the NPR Newscast

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