By Julian Pecquet - 08/03/12 11:00 AM EDT
In other news:
Prime Minister Hishan Qandil of Egypt unveiled a 35-member cabinet that includes representatives of many of the country's rival political forces – including top general Hussein Tantawi as minister of defense. [The Wall Street Journal]
Britain vowed to step up “practical but non-lethal support” for rebels in Syria after Annan's decision to step down as peace envoy. [The Telegraph]
What you might have missed on Global Affairs:
Lawmakers ask State to refocus anti-terror efforts on Iran, Pakistan
Casey calls for creation of special envoy for Syria
Annan quits envoy role in Syria
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