U.S. Remains Opposed to Military Action in Syria

(AP-Boston Globe) Anne Gearan - The massacre of more than 100 Syrian villagers is unlikely to galvanize a military assault like last year's campaign in Libya to oust Moammar Gaddafi. "We do not believe that militarization, further militarization of the situation in Syria at this point is the right course of action," said White House press secretary Jay Carney. "We believe that it would lead to greater chaos, greater carnage." "The nature and shape of and the membership of the opposition is still something that we and our partners are assessing," Carney said.

2012-05-30 00:00:00

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