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Thursday, September 05, 2013

A protest against U.S. military action in Syria. San Francisco, August 29, 2013. (Steve Rhodes/flickr)

G-20 Summit in Russia Tests Relations Between Obama and Putin | G-20 Summit in Russia Tests Relations Between Obama and Putin | Is U.S. Credibility Really on The Line With Syria? | British Lawmaker Calls for Second Vote on Syria | When Should We Take a Digital Break? | Building a Frozen Wall at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant | A Syrian-American's Argument Against Intervention

G-20 Summit in Russia Tests Relations Between Obama and Putin

Today marks day one of the G-20 summit in St. Petersburg, and the crisis in Syria will be hard to ignore due to the lingering tension between President Obama and Russian President Vla...

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Is U.S. Credibility Really on The Line With Syria?

If there were a word of the week, it would likely be credibility. As Congress debates authorizing military intervention in Syria in response to a chemical weapons attack last month, ...

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Oregon Rep. Kurt Schrader Argues Against U.S. Action in Syria

Yesterday afternoon, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved a resolution on military action in Syria. Before the Senate Committee vote, Democratic Congressman Kurt Schrader o...

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British Lawmaker Calls for Second Vote on Syria

Last week, British parliament voted against military intervention in Syria. The vote was a blow to Prime Minister David Cameron and to some British lawmakers who support an internatio...

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When Should We Take a Digital Break?

On Tuesday, U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) was caught playing video poker on his smartphone during the three hour meeting of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Is the poker game...

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Satire, Syria & Late-Night Stumbles

In entertainment the show must go on, but comedians are having some trouble with that old adage this week as the news out of Syria grows darker and more complex. Are comedians just ba...

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Building a Frozen Wall at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant

Earlier this week the Japanese government announced plans to spend $500 million on a new effort to build a frozen wall to stabilize the Fukishima Daiichi nuclear plant, the site of th...

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A Syrian-American's Argument Against Intervention

Physician Hadi Yaziji was born and raised in Syria. He now lives in Miami, Florida where he’s been following the news in Syria through the press and through conversations with friends...

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