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A Free Syrian Army fighter rests in Aleppo's Karm al-Jabal district, June 8, 2013.
A Free Syrian Army fighter rests in Aleppo's Karm al-Jabal district, June 8, 2013.
(MUZAFFAR SALMAN/REUTERS)

Why Canada is resisting calls to arm Syrian rebels

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The western world, so sure a year ago that Syria’s Bashar al-Assad regime was doomed, now faces a decision about what to do if he starts to really win the civil war.