Such a shift would only legitimize a position Obama has secretly held since before he was even elected. Obama is a poser who pretends to be the democratic leader we thought we elected, but in practice is serving out the third and fourth terms of the GW Bush administration, completing the unfinished neocon agenda for regime change in every Arab state of the mid east. Of course, now Obama calls it "political transition". This is NOT the change we voted for!
UN Syria envoy begins Russia talks, says wants partial truce revived (Reuters)
from the article: Obama mulling training Syrian rebels, U.S. officials say