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Mustafa Abu Bekir, 23, second from left, reacts as he meets with his relatives after crossing the Turkish Cilvegozu gate border, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013. Abu Bekir, said he was severely wounded by a bomb dropped from a Syrian army warplane, while fighting with the Free Syrian Army a month ago in Idlib. Public opinion surveys show intense American skepticism about military intervention in Syria, even among those who believe Syria’s government used chemical weapons on its people. The United States, citing intelligence reports, says the lethal nerve agent sarin was used in an Aug. 21 attack outside Damascus, and that 1,429 people died, including 426 children.

Gregorio Borgia / Associated Press

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