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WASHINGTON -- The debate over U.S. intervention in Syria threatened to derail the confirmation of America’s top military officer Thursday when a senior Republican senator vowed to block Army Gen. Martin Dempsey’s second-term appointment as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

latimes 4:57:00 AM CEST

This cluster belong to the following story: Syria forces 'in Homs massacre'

Keywords: Syria, Turkey, Lebanon / Bashar Assad, Arab League / syrian, al, regime, opposition, government, damascus

Start date: Thursday, October 20, 2011

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