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Should the West assist Syrian opposition?

December 13th, 2013
02:53 PM ET

Turkey has temporarily closed crossings to and from Syria along its border due to fighting between opposition groups inside Syria, the Turkish Commerce and Customs Ministry said Wednesday.

Read: Turkey shuts border to Syria

As well as this, aid consisting of wood, medical items, non-military equipment like generators and communication equipment is no longer being sent by the U.S. and the U.K. to Syria.

Becky talks to George Jabboure Netto, a member of the Syrian National Council, and Syrian filmmaker Halla Diyab about the U.S. and U.K.'s suspension of non-lethal aid to Syrian opposition forces.

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