Tuesday's global agenda: Syria takes a turn for the worse

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Turmoil in Egypt: Egyptian demonstrators incensed that Hosni Mubarak's last prime minister has advanced into the presidential runoff set his mail campaign on fire after officials confirmed the vote results. [al Jazeera]

Arms sales: The Obama administration plans to arm Italy's fleet of Reaper drone aircraft, a move that could open the door for sales of advanced drone technology to other allies. [The Wall Street Journal]

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