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Ex-State Dept. official: U.S. will get ‘sucked in’ to Syria warThe U.S. will eventually get “sucked into” Syria’s civil war, the State Department’s former lead diplomat on Syria predicted Friday.
France to host meeting on Libya security worriesFrance will host a meeting next week to address growing concerns over the dire security situation in Libya, a French official said on Tuesday.
Pakistani ambassador: Drone strikes are ‘counterproductive’Pakistan’s ambassador to the United States lashed out at the Obama administration’s use of drones to kill terrorists inside Pakistan, calling unmanned aerial attacks “counterproductive.”
Benghazi, Libya, deteriorating into security nightmareSecurity in Benghazi, the eastern Libyan city where four Americans were killed Sept. 11 in a terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate, has decayed to the point where Westerners are fleeing, assassinations and kidnappings are rife and residents worry that U.S. drone strikes on jihadist targets are imminent.