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Romney’s stance on Syria a work in progress

WASHINGTON - Last November, Mitt Romney rejected calls for the United States to back a no-fly zone and havens to help rebels in Syria, saying that nation’s government “is not bombing its people, at this point, and the right course is not military.’’

Today, those words have put Romney in an awkward position on what has become one of the most divisive foreign policy issues in the presidential campaign.

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