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Can Newest Peace Plan For Syria Succeed?

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UN special envoy Kofi Annan was back in Syria on Monday for more peace talks, which he deemed "constructive." But he recently said UN efforts to end the violence haven't succeeded and may never succeed. Attacks were reported in Homs and Dara over the weekend. Guest host Maria Hinojosa gets an update from Amnesty International's Donatella Rovera.
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