Syrian vice president: both sides losing in war - Article Photos 5/12

In this Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012 photo, a Free Syrian Army fighter reacts after his comrades seized a military tank during heavy clashes with government forces at a military academy besieged by the rebels north of Aleppo, Syria. Free Syrian Army fighters took control over the military academy after battling government forces for several hours. (AP Photo/Narciso Contreras)