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Syrians shop at stall selling herbs in Damascus, Syria, on October 14, 2014. (EPA/Youssef Badawi)

Geneva’s Missing Piece

The absence of Iran at the talks in Geneva allows Assad to continue to try to define Syria’s political transition on his own terms. In countless interviews with people close to or previously associated with Assad and his inner circle, the only substantial external...
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A man searches for belongings amid rubble of his damaged house in Damascus suburbs of Arbeen, January 6, 2014. Picture taken January 6, 2014 (REUTERS/Ammar Al-Erbeeni).

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A still image from an amateur video posted on a social media website purports to show Syrian rebels sitting on the ground before their public execution by Al Qaeda-linked militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, in Idlib Province November 27, 2013.

Opinion: A deadlier strain of Al-Qaeda

Opinion: A deadlier strain of Al-Qaeda

One of the obstacles in the fight against epidemic viruses is the evolution of newer, more virulent strains which emerge after medical science has begun to make progress in lessening the initial impact. These strains sometimes carry mutations that make traditional...
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Member National Coalition Of Syria Suheir Atassi, Head of the Syrian National Coalition, Ahmad al-Jarba, Secretary General National Coalition of Syria Badr Jamous, Member National Coalition Of Syria Salim Muslit, Leaders of the exiled Syrian National Council (SNC), Muhammet Faruq Tayfur during a Syrian opposition groups meeting in Istanbul, Turkey, on November 9, 2013. (EPA/SEDAT SUNA)