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The Interpreter: In Syria and Nigeria, Trump Faces the Limits of American Power The range of American intervention efforts, as well as their often modest success, can be seen in two international crises that Mr. Trump inherited.
New York Times | Apr 12, 2017 12:31 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. Signals Further Action Against Syria For Use Of Barrel Bombs NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Frederic Hof, director of the Atlantic Council's Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East, about what shape the U.S. strategy in Syria will take after the military action in response to the Assad regime's use of chemical weapon
NPR.org | Apr 11, 2017 8:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. Strike Against Syria Overshadows Rex Tillerson's Visit To Russia NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Kim Marten, professor of political science at Barnard College and director of U.S. Russian Relations Program at Columbia, ahead of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to Moscow.
NPR.org | Apr 11, 2017 8:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. Soldier's Death Highlights Threat Of ISIS In Afghanistan An American soldier was killed fighting ISIS over the weekend in Afghanistan. NPR takes a look at how serious the ISIS threat is there and how it fits into the wider conflict between American forces, their Afghan allies and anti-government insurgents and
NPR.org | Apr 11, 2017 8:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
From Red Lines To Blurred Lines: The Trump Administration's Syria Shift Before and after last week's chemical weapons attack, the Trump administration sent conflicting signals about foreign intervention, Russian cooperation and the fate of Syrian President Bashar Assad.
NPR.org | Apr 11, 2017 8:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Syria 'chemical attack': Turkey says tests confirm Sarin was used Turkey says a decomposition product of the nerve agent was found in blood and urine samples.
BBC News | Apr 11, 2017 4:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Before Their Tete-A-Tete, Tillerson And Russians Trade Verbal Tit-For-Tat On Syria Before the secretary of state even touched down in Moscow, heated words were already flying between the two sides over Syrian President Bashar Assad and the U.S. missile strike last week.
NPR.org | Apr 11, 2017 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Maamoul: An Ancient Cookie That Ushers In Easter And Eid In The Middle East For Christians and Muslims in the Middle East, maamoul is an essential part of Easter and Eid respectively. Stuffed with date paste or nuts, this buttery cookie dates back to ancient Egypt.
NPR.org | Apr 11, 2017 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
News Brief: All Eyes On Tillerson's Moscow Visit, Kansas Special Election Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives in Moscow Tuesday. Will he take a tough line with Russia during his visit? And Democrats are feeling optimistic about a special election in Kansas on Tuesday.
NPR.org | Apr 11, 2017 09:06 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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On Trump's Syria Strategy, One Voice Is Missing: Trump's Administration officials have described starkly different foreign policies since last week's cruise missile strike, and President Trump has yet to clarify.
New York Times | Apr 11, 2017 12:56 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend