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In Syria, as in Other Frozen Conflicts, Putin Plays Peacemaker But Wants Controlled Chaos

Last Sunday in northeast Syria was a day fraught with geopolitical symbolism. As Russian forces raised their flag over a former school that had been used by American troops in the town of Ain Issa, a U.S. patrol watched as Turkish or Turkish-backed forces fired in its direction, about 100 miles to the east on […]

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Trevor Noah: Trump Is Renting U.S. Military to Saudis

On Monday night, with all the other late-night hosts off this week escape of hundreds of ISIS prisoners theyd previously held captive. Sweet Jesus, exclaimed Noah. Donald Trump is the only person who can find a way to make the Middle East more chaotic. Turkey invading, Kurds fleeing, ISIS escaping?! Like, the Middle East was […]

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