Reports: U.S. Moving Toward Recognizing Syrian Opposition As Legitimate Gov’t

The United States is moving toward recognizing the Syrian opposition as the legitimate representative of the Syrian people, the Associated Press and New York Times report. The announcement is expected to occur at a “Friends of Syria” conference in Morocco in mid-December, which Secretary of State Hillary Clinton plans to attend.

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