Monday's global agenda: Obama in Asia

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NATO would move urgently to consider any request from Turkey to place Patriot anti-missile batteries along its border with Syria, its secretary-general said Monday. [The Wall Street Journal]

Iran is ready for new talks with global powers on its nuclear program but the United States and others need to be more constructive, Tehran's ambassador to Russia said on Monday. [Reuters]

Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger tells The Wall Street Journal that “arming some of the rebels” in Syria “is desirable.”

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