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As hundreds of thousands of civilians die in the civil war in Syria, it appears that the country’s embattled dictator has launched a new social media strategy to go along with his chemical weapons: showing lots of pictures of how everyone loves him.
British PM David Cameron is hoping to get world leaders to focus on "common ground," despite Russia the opposing the U.S. and E.U., both of whom want to arm the rebels. Also on the agenda: the global economy.
Following the Assad regime's "crossing of the red line" on chemical warfare, the White House has said that its provision of aid to the rebels would be "different in scope and scale to what we have provided before".
The United States and European Union have jointly confirmed that the Syrian government used chemical weapons in the ongoing civil war, crossing a "Red Line." The U.S. is proposing a no-fly zone inside Syria.