s Syria's military began holding widescale exercises to simulate defense against outside "aggression," U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said from an international conference in Tokyo that the Syrian regime's "days are numbered." Clinton noted that a series of recent defections shows that "the sand is running out of the hourglass." "The sooner there can be an end to the violence and a beginning of a political transition process, not only will fewer people die, but there's a chance to save the Syrian state from a catastrophic assault that would be very dangerous not only to Syria but to the region," she said.
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