Business Insider: Algeria Under Fire For Reckless Mission To Free Hostages “The kidnappers said 34 captives had died in the assault, but this was impossible to confirm. They told Mauritanian news agency ANI they would “kill all the hostages if the Algerian forces succeed in entering the complex.” The Economist: Has the Ideas Machine Broken Down?
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The Atlantic: State Department Believes Assad Used Chemical Weapons on Syrian People “In a leak that could signal a crossing of President Obama’s “red line” on the increasingly deadly conflict in Syria, the State Department has investigated and concluded that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his military forces used poison gas in a deadly attack
Some quick thoughts on the debate, after internet finally kicked in: President Obama and Gov. Romney are as close together on foreign policy as any two candidates in recent memory. On Libya, they agreed that the Administration’s course of action was more or less correct, and Romney skirted the Benghazi embassy issue after last debate’s
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