A general view of Damascus, Syria, Thursday, March 22, 2012. Mounting international condemnation of Bashar Assad's regime and high-level diplomacy have failed to ease the year-old Syria conflict, ... more 
A general view of Damascus, Syria, Thursday, March 22, 2012. Mounting international condemnation of Bashar Assad's regime and high-level diplomacy have failed to ease the year-old Syria conflict, which the U.N. says has killed more than 8,000 people. (AP Photo/Muzaffar Salman) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Muzaffar Salman
Thu, Mar 22, 2012 3:25 PM EDT