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Analysis: In Syria, no good options for West

By DAN PERRY and ZEINA KARAM
Associated Press

UNDATED (AP) -- With the U.S.-led assault on the Islamic State group, the world community is acting in Syria, but not in the Syrian civil...full story
updated 2014-11-01 06:01 AM
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Muslims hold a sign paying homage to French mountaineer Herve Gourdel, his photo in the centre of the banner, who was beheaded by Islamist militants in Algeria,  during a gathering in front of the Paris Grand Mosque, Friday Sept. 26, 2014.  The gathering was part of demonstrations by French Muslims against the killings happening in the name of their religion. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere) A policeman walks as a ship, that picked up some 345 migrants from a small boat stranded off the southwestern coast of Cyprus, arrives at the Mediterranean island's port of Limassol on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. The Cypriot Defense Ministry said the 345 people, including 53 children, would arrive at the country's southern port of Limassol. They will then be taken to a reception center near the capital Nicosia where they will be given shelter and medical attention. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias) Actress Marion Cotillard, left, hugs Dior fashion house CEO Sidney Toledano, prior to attend Dior's Spring/Summer 2015 ready-to-wear fashion collection presented in Paris, France, Friday, Sept. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus) A policeman stands guard as a ship, that picked up some 345 migrants from a small boat stranded off the southwestern coast of Cyprus, arrives at the Mediterranean island's port of Limassol on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. The Cypriot Defense Ministry said the 345 people, including 53 children, would arrive at the country's southern port of Limassol. They will then be taken to a reception center near the capital Nicosia where they will be given shelter and medical attention. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias) A model wears a creation for French designers Isabel Marant Spring/Summer 2015 ready-to-wear fashion collection, presented in Paris, Friday, Sept. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon) Gambia's President Al Hadji Yahya Jammeh addresses the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, at the United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) A model wears a creation for French designer Isabel Marant's Spring/Summer 2015 ready-to-wear fashion collection, presented in Paris, Friday, Sept. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon) In this Sept. 5, 2014 photo, weapons allegedly seized from gangs by the military are displayed at a military base in Ciudad Mier, Tamaulipas state, Mexico. Two rival gangs, the Zetas and the Gulf cartel, which use Tamaulipas as a route to ferry drugs and migrants to the United States have diversified their business, selling stolen gas and crude to refineries in Texas or to gas stations on either side of the border. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo) French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius speaks during a high level meeting on Libya Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, during the 69th session of the U.N. General Assembly meetings at the United Nations headquarters.  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews) FILE - In this April, 1975 file photo, Syria opens its fourth oil field at Jbeissah, 19 miles west of the Iraq Border. Activists say that U.S.-led airstrikes have targeted Syrian oil installations held by the militant Islamic State group, killing at least five people on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and two local activist collectives say the airstrikes hit refineries and oil fields in the eastern provinces of Deir el-Zour and Hassakeh.(AP Photo/Harry Koundakjian, File)
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Analysis: In Syria, no good options for West
By DAN PERRY and ZEINA KARAM
Associated Press

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