Chechen Rebels Have Flocked to Syria to Fight Russian-Backed Govt
Lack of Cohesive Leadership Puts Rebel Role in Peace Talks in Doubt
Guards Will Cost More Than Average US Soldier in Afghanistan
24 Killed, Hundreds Wounded So Far This Week
Officials Reiterate That They Oppose Strikes
Insists Tuesday Incident Was 'Self-Defense'
Faults Govt for 'Inadequate Response'
Russia: Rebels Seem too Divided for Serious Negotiations
Warns Expansion Policies Costing EU Backing
General Defends Existing Restrictions