Secretary of State Hillary Clinton agreed to attend an emergency meeting on Syria this weekend following personal appeals by U.N./Arab League special envoy Kofi Annan to consider new proposals for a Syrian political transition. [The Washington Post]
Turkey is deploying anti-aircraft batteries along the border with Syria following the downing of one of its jets. [The New York Times]
Mitt Romney's foreign policy advisers are riven by internal rivalries. [Reuters]
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