1. Poll

    Americans Oppose Syria Intervention

    FILE - In this Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 file photo, The dead body of a Syrian man lies on a gurney in front of a hospital within a Free Syrian Army controlled area in Aleppo, Syria. Syria's upwardly spiraling violence has resulted in the confirmed killings of almost 93,000 people, the United Nations' human rights office said Thursday but acknowledged the real number is likely to be far higher. (AP Photo Manu Brabo, File)

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    The red line might have been crossed, but Americans aren't responding favorably to the threat of intervention in one of the world's most desperate humanitarian crises. According to a Gallup poll released Monday, 54 percent of those polled said they didn't agree with the government's plan to supply direct military aid to Syrian rebels, and 37 percent said they approved. The poll found approval was higher among those who have been following the situation and among Democrats.

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